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Start of Johnson & Johnson Talc Powder Trial in Manhattan Delayed Until New Year 

 Posted on November 30, 2018.  

The trial, which is before Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe, is the 11th regarding Johnson & Johnson’s allegedly asbestos-laden talcum powder, which plaintiffs say is giving them cancer.  [Read more…]

Missouri judge affirms $4.69 billion talc verdict, J&J vows to appeal

Posted on August 27, 2018.  Reuters 

A Missouri trial court judge has affirmed the massive $4.69 billion verdict against Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) in a case involving 22 women and their families who alleged the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer.   [Read more…]​









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Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder 

Posted on December 14, 2018.  Reuters

Facing thousands of lawsuits alleging that its talc caused cancer, J&J insists on the safety and purity of its iconic product. But internal documents examined by Reuters show that the company's powder was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos and that J&J kept that information from regulators and the public.  [Read more…]​




Canada's National Public Health Agency Issues Warning on Talcum Powder Use   

 Posted on December 10, 2018.  

Health Canada, the national governmental agency responsible for public health in Canada, has issued a report finding that the use of talc for genital hygiene may expose women to a greater risk of ovarian cancer.   [Read more…]

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