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May 5th, 2010
08:58 PM ET
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The Food and Drug Administration confirmed Wednesday that the bacteria found at the Johnson & Johnson plant that produced the recalled children's medicines was Burkholderia cepacia, a bacteria often resistant to common antibiotics.

Johnson & Johnson first identified the bacteria to CNNMoney.com earlier in the day.

The company said that although the bacteria was found on some drums used by its vendor to transport the raw materials, those contaminated drums never reached the Fort-Washington, PA-plant that made the recalled drugs.

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May 5th, 2010
9:25 pm ET
 

More Tylenol/Ibuprofen?Benedryl/Zyrtec warning. NOW they says it's contaminated.....but last week they only said wrong concentration. That's a bit scary. BUY GENERIC!!! It's cheaper and safer!!!

Posted by: Erin Daugherty
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May 5th, 2010
11:26 pm ET
 

Generic is certainly cheaper, but how do you know that it's safer?!?!?!?!?! Often generic products are made in the same plants as the name brand drugs!

Posted by: Jannah
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