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New Johnson & Johnson Group Chairman to Oversee Consent Decree Due to Recalls

Beginning on Dec. 1, Sandra E. Peterson, a Bayer executive, will become the group worldwide chairman of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), and will oversee a consent decree at the company’s troubled over-the-counter drug manufacturing plants after dozens of product recalls. As Reuters reports: J&J’s McNeil Consumer Healthcare has been operating under a consent decree after […]

Guidant Corporation Loses Backing by Johnson & Johnson

According to an article today in the New York Times, Johnson & Johnson has threatened to abandon its plan to acquire the Guidant Corporation. As you may know, Guidant heart defibrillators have been recalled on due to electrical flaws that may cause death. Guidant is already fighting to survive in court amidst a host of […]

Valero Marketing & Supply Co. Announce Recall to Inspect Propane Gas; Can Pose Fire and Burn Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – THE U.S. CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION, IN COOPERATION WITH THE FIRM NAMED BELOW, TODAY ANNOUNCED A VOLUNTARY RECALL OF THE FOLLOWING CONSUMER PRODUCT. NAME OF PRODUCT: PROPANE (LP) GAS UNITS: ABOUT 919,000 BARRELS MANUFACTURER: VALERO MARKETING & SUPPLY CO., OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS HAZARD: AN ODORANT IS ADDED TO PROPANE TO HELP […]