NEW YORK -- Johnson & Johnson on Thursday recalled several types of Rolaids antacids in the U.S. because of reports of metal and wood particles in the products.
The voluntary recall comes less than a month after the company
issued another voluntary recall over a type of Rolaids product.
The New Brunswick, N.J., company - which has issued multiple
recalls in recent months - is suspending production of the Rolaids
products in question.
In November, it recalled Children's Benadryl Allergy Fastmelt
Tablets, Junior Strength Motrin Caplets, and Extra Strength Rolaids
softchews. It issued that recall after reviewing its manufacturing
process in the wake of a series of product recalls over the last
year. The company said it found unspecified problems related to
Benadryl and Motrin products.
The Rolaids softchews were recalled because some consumers
complained the Rolaids had an unusual texture that J&J traced to
All the products are sold by J&J's McNeil Consumer Healthcare
Shares of Johnson & Johnson fell 39 cents to close Thursday
Massive Rolaids Recall Announced
The New Brunswick, N.J., company is suspending production of the Rolaids products in question.
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