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J&J Bit Off More Than McNeil Could Chew In 2006 Pfizer OTC Acquisition

This article was originally published in The Gold Sheet

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McNeil scaled up its manufacturing “volume and complexity substantially” following J&J’s acquisition of Pfizer’s consumer business in 2006, says McNeil Consumer VP Shane Freedman. “Just a few years later, we had the recalls” that led eventually to a consent decree with FDA,” he says.

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