FDA Crime Unit To Investigate Tylenol Recalls

Law360, New York (May 27, 2010, 12:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has referred the issue of several Tylenol recalls by a Johnson & Johnson unit to the agency's Criminal Division, an FDA official told a U.S. House of Representatives committee Thursday.

Responding to a question from a lawmaker at a House Committee on Oversight hearing, FDA Compliance Office Director Deborah Autor said the Tylenol matter had been referred to the agency's crime office to determine whether a “potential criminal liability exists.”

McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a division of J&J, has issued four...
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