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Johnson & Johnson ignored FDA’s warning

July 3, 2012

Johnson & Johnson, the biggest health-care products maker, continued to sell a vaginal mesh implant for nine months after U.S. regulators told the company to stop marketing the device, according to court records. Citing a “potential high risk for organ perforation”, the FDA told Johnson & Johnson to stop marketing its vaginal mesh implant until it determined that the product was “substantially equivalent” to other products on the market. J&J apparently ignored the FDA’s warning. Read more on this story from Bloomberg News (6/26, Voreacos, Nussbaum).

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