CHATTANOOGA – Many of America’s best known consumer healthcare brands were caught up in a “voluntary” recall of contaminated products. Johnson & Johnson announced the recall late Friday, January 15th. The Food and Drug Administration issued a formal warning to J&J after an audit of the company’s Puerto Rican plant.
Author: Donald Kay Riker
Donald Kay Riker, Ph.D. is President & Founder, On Point Advisors, LLC, a consumer health and beauty consultancy, and CEO, Modular Therapeutx, LLC, a developer of OTC TENS devices for low back pain. Dr. Riker's unusual talent encompasses innovating consumer health and beauty products, advancing new technology, and guiding organizations to identify and invest in disruptive concepts. He combines a rich corporate experience, out-of-the-box thinking, and entrepreneurial flare that often create opportunity not imagined. Currently he advises several CEO's of small to mid-sized healthcare companies on their technology strategy. Guest Columnist Donald Riker is former Vice President of Research & Development & Chief Scientific Officer of Chattem, Inc. and was Procter & Gamble Associate Director & Research Fellow in OTC Healthcare.