Recalled Children's Meds Off Shelves Until 2011

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FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson said Thursday it will probably not have supplies for some 40 varieties of medications recalled earlier this year until at least 2011, after closing a key manufacturing site.

In late April, J&J's McNeil unit recalled a variety of children's and adult over-the-counter medicines due to numerous manufacturing problems at its Fort Washington plant.

The company says in a statement it has not decided when to resume operations at the plant, which was shut down in May.

Products made at the plant generated about $650 million in annual sales in recent years. J&J, based in New Brunswick, N.J., reported total sales of $61.9 billion last year.

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