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

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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. A REUTERS INVESTIGATION Darlene Coker knew […]

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

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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. Health Canada is issuing an informational letter on the respiratory and cancer dangers of talc use to all health care […]