DOJ Subpoenas J&J Unit In Reagents Antitrust Probe

Law360, New York (May 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice's Antitrust Division has subpoenaed a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson as part of a wider probe into the possibility of anti-competitive practices in the blood reagents industry.

On Tuesday, the company's 10-Q filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that J&J subsidiary Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc. had received a grand jury subpoena in April 2009.

The DOJ sought documents and information dating back to Sept. 1, 2000.

A J&J spokeswoman said the company wasn't commenting beyond the information in the...
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