Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos

A damning new report by Reuters released on Friday (14/12/2018) that Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its talc baby powder contained carcinogenic asbestos and the company that its findings remain hidden from general public and health agencies.

These allegations are based on several internal company documents, court documents from legal cases against Johnson & Johnson by customers claiming that the company’s products had caused different cancers in the past few years. For decades, the company had claimed that its products are free of asbestos and did nothing substantial to make its products safe for use.