Posts Tagged 'baby powder'

J&J Ends Talc-based Baby Powder Sales in US & Canadian Markets

johnson & johnson pulls talc baby powder from us and Canadian marketsThe world’s largest healthcare goods manufacturer has pulled one of its cornerstone products from shelves across the United States and Canada. Amid an onslaught of lawsuits and having suffered strikingly large jury awards linking talc-based baby powder to mesothelioma, Johnson & Johnson will no longer sell its Baby Powder product in the two countries.

While the move is seen as a victory ...

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J&J Settles Talc Asbestos Mesothelioma Case for $2 Million

johnson and Johnson settles talc asbestos mesothelioma case for 2 million dollars“In litigation of every nature, there are one-off situations where settlement is a reasonable alternative.” This was the cover Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman Kim Montagnino chose to hide behind after the corporation settled the talc-based asbestos case of California plaintiff Linda O’Hagan for $2 million. According to those familiar with the dealings, the offer to settle was made by Johnson & ...

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Report: FDA Knew Talc Asbestos Was Problematic for Decades, Did Nothing Due to Industry Pressure

fda knew about talc asbestos for decades and did nothingWhile Johnson & Johnson was issuing denial after denial over the presence of mesothelioma-causing asbestos in its talc-based products, it was also attending meetings with federal regulators to discuss the presence of asbestos in its talc-based products. As recently as the latter months of 2018, officials from the FDA met at a D.C.-area hotel with talc industry executives for the purpose of figuring out how much asbestos ...

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Expert Paid by Johnson & Johnson Finds Asbestos in J&J Baby Powder

J&J expert finds asbestos in Johnson's Baby PowderJohnson & Johnson has made it perfectly clear that it has no intention of publicly acknowledging the possibility that its Baby Powder product may contain asbestos. In what may be one of the best demonstrations of “deny, deny, deny” ever seen, the J&J refrain can almost be recited from memory at this point: “Johnson’s Baby Powder does not contain asbestos or cause cancer.” Even when faced with bombshell ...

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J&J Baby Powder Pulled from Store Shelves Over Asbestos Contamination

Johnson's Baby Powder recalled over asbestos contaminationAfter months of vehement denials over the presence of asbestos in the talc used in Johnson & Johnson’s Baby Powder, certain bottles of the product have been removed from store shelves over concerns of contamination with…asbestos. The move is the latest development in a saga that has torched the reputation of a company that has staked much of that reputation on wholesomeness and providing goods that ...

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Latest Talc-Asbestos Case Adds $300 Million to J&J’s Losses

Johnson & Johnson loses another talc asbestos caseThe losses continue to pile up for the world’s largest healthcare goods manufacturer and a company that has staked its image and reputation on trustworthiness, wholesomeness, and products you can feel good about bringing home to your family. A New York jury, however, has peeled away yet another layer of that image and found the company responsible for a woman’s development of mesothelioma.

According to the ...

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