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GSK consumer products stolen

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Multiple cases of GlaxoSmithKline OTC products and Rx drugs were stolen Jan. 29 while being transported from a distributor to wholesalers in the Bayamon district of Puerto Rico, FDA and GSK say in a Feb. 24 release. Stolen consumer products include full cases of Tums antacid, Sensodyne toothpaste, Poligrip denture adhesive and Ecotrin aspirin. This is not the first time GSK was victimized. Thieves also stole a tractor trailer filled with OTC products from the firm last November and before that they stole two lots of Advair Diskus from a distribution facility last August. GSK and FDA are looking for the stolen products, and the manufacturer warns consumers not to use products with tampered or damaged packaging

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