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Johnson & Johnson Will No Longer Sell Talc-Based Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling all talc-based baby powders. This news comes after a series of lawsuits connecting Johnson’s baby powder to cancer. Johnson & Johnson denies that its baby powder is dangerous and will continue to sell it outside of the United States and Canada. J&J Announcement Comes After Recalls, Lawsuits…

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FDA Issues Johnson’s Baby Powder Asbestos Recall

33,000 Bottles Recalled Over Fears of Asbestos in Baby Powder In October 2019, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) discovered asbestos fibers in a sample of Johnson & Johnson baby powder. The positive test followed years of lawsuits alleging the same. It also validated a December 2018 Reuters investigation. The Reuters report revealed that…

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Johnson & Johnson® Trial Paused in Missouri

Missouri Supreme Court Pauses Talc Lawsuit According to a January 2019 report, the Missouri Supreme Court has agreed to pause a new trial against Johnson & Johnson®. This freezes an upcoming lawsuit in which 13 women claim that the company’s talcum powder products caused their ovarian cancer. The pause comes only a few days before…

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