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Some Rolaids recalled

Fri., Dec. 10, 2010

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 products include Rolaids Extra Strength Softchews, Rolaids Extra Strength plus Gas Softchews and Rolaids Multi-Symptom plus Anti-Gas Softchews. The company says the materials were potentially introduced into the products during the manufacturing process at an outside manufacturer.

The Rolaids softchews were recalled because some consumers complained they had an unusual texture that J&J traced to crystallized sugar.

All the products are sold by J&J’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare business.


 

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