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J&J recalling 12 million bottles of Mylanta

Johnson & Johnson is adding 12 million bottles of Mylanta — the stomach discomfort treatment — to its ongoing list of recalled products, due to the presence of alcohol that’s not listed on the label.

J&J said it is recalling more than 12.3 million bottles of Mylanta and more than 84,000 bottles of AlternaGel, which is used for heartburn relief.
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J&J pulls more Tylenol over labeling problem

Johnson & Johnson, which has been recalling a number of popular over-the-counter medicines, said Wednesday it’s withdrawing more Tylenol because of a labeling problem.

The company’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare unit is recalling nearly 9.3 million bottles of three Tylenol Cold Multi-Symptom products from drug stores and suppliers because the bottles’ front labels didn’t show they contain small amounts of alcohol from ingredients that flavor the medicine. Get the full story »

Children’s Benedryl recall latest to hit J&J

Johnson & Johnson has recalled about 4 million packages of children’s Benadryl allergy tablets and about 800,000 bottles of junior-strength Motrin, citing “insufficiencies” in developing the manufacturing process.

It was the latest in a series of product recalls in the last year that have hurt the reputation and financial results of J&J. Get the full story »