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FDA finds bacteria in recalled Tylenol

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Food and Drug Administration says ingredients used in some of the 40 varieties of children's cold medicines recalled last week were contaminated with bacteria.

The agency, however, says none of the Johnson & Johnson finished products tested positive for the contaminants. One official calls the risk to consumers remote.

The FDA report lists more than 20 manufacturing problems found at the Fort Washington, Pa., plant where the formulas were produced.

The report also says the company didn't investigate more than 46 complaints received in the last year about "black or dark specks" found in Tylenol products.

The company says the problems discovered by the FDA are unacceptable. It says production at the plant won't resume until corrective measures have been taken.

You can find details by calling the company 1-888-222-6036, or go to their website, that site is linked HERE

 

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