Johnson & Johnson says it has now received multiple subpoenas from the federal government related to repeated recalls of Tylenol and other consumer health products.
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The grand jury subpoenas request “documents broadly relating to” both the recent recalls of products made by J&J’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare division and inspections of two of the unit’s factories.READ MORE: Police Investigating Deadly Motorcycle Crash On NJ Turnpike In Gloucester County
One of the plants, in Ft. Washington (Montgomery County), Pa., has been shut down since April due to multiple problems (see related story). The other, in Lancaster, Pa., wasn’t following rules for manufacturing quality and paperwork.
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J&J says it is cooperating with the government.