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What to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder Recall

The safety controversy surrounding Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based baby powder continues. In December 2018, investigative reporting by the New York Times and Reuters claimed that, for decades, Johnson & Johnson covered up the presence of asbestos (a known carcinogen) in some samples of their talc-based baby powder products. The reports spurred investigations by the Justice […]

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How Worried Do You Need to Be About Asbestos in Baby Powder and Other Talc Products?

Baby powder. Who would think such a seemingly innocuous product would be the cause of such a large amount of controversy? But several high-profile court cases and multimillion-dollar verdicts later, it seems that the question of whether or not using talc-containing baby powder increases the risk for cancer is becoming only more pressing—and the potential […]