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Tylenol Recall: Source Says Serious Side Effects Probed

WASHINGTON (AP) - Johnson & Johnson says it has hired an outside consulting firm to help fix manufacturing problems that triggered a massive recall of children's medicines and which have drawn ire from federal lawmakers and regulators.

The maker of Tylenol, Motrin and other medications laid out plans to restructure its manufacturing operations in the wake of the latest in a series of recalls that have tarnished the company's household brands. In a posting to employees on its Web site, J&J says it will share its action plan with the Food and Drug Administration by mid-July.

The announcement comes on the same day the FDA ratcheted up scrutiny of J&J, issuing the company a warning letter about lax procedures at a plant that makes sterilization tools.

 

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