New Report Says Baby Powder Giant Knew of Cancer Risk
Nearly 12,000 cervical cancer and mesothelioma patients have sued Johnson & Johnson, alleging that asbestos found in the company's talc products caused their illness. Company documentation from several of these lawsuits show what Johnson & Johnson knew, when they knew it and what they did about it.
In this issue of You Should Know, we cover:
The story of Darlene Coker, mother of two who died from mesothelioma
Timeline of internal memos and reports indicating that Johnson & Johnson knew of tainted talc since 1957
Alternatives to talcum powder-based products