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J&J Apologizes for Kids Medicine Issues, Phantom Recalls

In testimony before Congress Thursday, Johnson & Johnson's CEO apologized for the problems that have beset his company, including the quality issues with its children's medicines and the "phantom recall" of a batch of Motrin. He also said new batches of its children's medicines should start shipping next week.

Was Johnson & Johnson aware of problems with its Children's Tylenol months before the recall? The House Oversight Committee has invited an FDA commissioner and Johnson & Johnson chairman to a hearing next week to address this and other questions surrounding the massive recall of children's medicines earlier this year.

McNeil Expands Recall of Tylenol, Motrin, Benadryl

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary McNeil recalled another batch of over-the-counter medicines Thursday. The specific lots of Tylenol, Motrin and Benadryl products may have been contaminated with trace amounts of a chemical that gives them a musty or moldy odor.