talc powder

Johnson & Johnson Set To Discontinue Talc-Based Baby Powder in North America

Consumer giant Johnson & Johnson has announced it will soon be removing talc-containing baby powder from store shelves. The move comes after numerous lawsuits against the company from women who say they developed ovarian cancer after using the product. “Yesterday, J&J took a step in the right direction,” Ted Meadows of the Beasley Allen Law Firm said. Only the United…

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: FDA investigating talc powder + Lung cancer rising in women + Belly fat linked to cognitive decline

For the first time in 50 years, the food and drug administration has started investigating talc powders. This comes after regulators found asbestos in several talc products, including Johnson and Johnson’s baby powder. The FDA held a public meeting Tuesday to discuss proposed testing standards and to hear from consumer advocates and industry representatives. Plus, the number of young women…