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J&J's troubled McNeil unit recalls more products

Manufacturing issues continue to plague Johnson & Johnson's McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit, this time related to problems with the active pharmaceutical ingredient in some Motrin for infants.

J&J ramping up OTC production as 'decree' work allows

Alex Gorsky, in his first earnings call since taking the CEO spot at Johnson & Johnson, listed a lot of priorities--there is a lot to be fixed at the pharmaceutical and consumer products company--but getting over-the-counter products like Tylenol and Motrin back into the hands of consumers remains his number one "short term priority."

J&J pulls infant Tylenol on dosing-system issue

Johnson & Johnson's consumer healthcare unit is recalling another children's Tylenol product. This time, it's not manufacturing failures spurring the recall, but a dosing system that...

Lawsuit blames J&J quality problems for child's death

A Washington couple is suing Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) over the death of their 2-year-old son, claiming the company didn't do enough to warn patients about quality-control problems with its

J&J pulls 12M Motrin bottles as recalls lawsuit gets green light

In the sort of coincidental timing that suggests that the universe has an ironic sense of humor, Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) has recalled 12 million bottles of Motrin, just as an investor lawsuit

Baby 'halo' saves J&J brand from recalls, legal woes

Has any drugmaker suffered more tarballs to its good name than Johnson & Johnson ($JNJ) over the past year? Recalls, lawsuits, government probes, guilty pleas--it's been one negative headline

Jury orders J&J to pay $10M in Motrin injury case

A Philadelphia jury levied a $10 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a liability lawsuit over its Motrin fever and pain reliever. After deliberating for 10 hours, the jury decided to

J&J on trial for lack of warnings on kids' drugs

Johnson & Johnson failed to warn parents that its Children's Motrin and Children's Tylenol pain relievers can cause severe allergic reactions, a lawyer for the family of a girl allegedly injured

Oregon sues J&J over 'phantom' Motrin recall

Johnson & Johnson's recall scandal has surfaced again. The state of Oregon has sued J&J over that so-called "phantom" recall of faulty Motrin tablets, saying that the company's delay in

Children's drug consumers sue J&J for fraud

Consumers are accusing Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) of fraud and racketeering in a lawsuit stemming from its recent children's drug recall. The buyers of those recalled meds are demanding cash