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Media Roundtable: Johnson & Johnson Knew Asbestos Was In Its Baby Powder For Decades

Jul 30, 2020

One this edition of Your Call’s Media Roundtable, we're discussing a Reuters investigation about Johnson & Johnson. The company faces more than 19,000 lawsuits claiming its talc products caused cancer due to contamination with asbestos.

 

Guest:

Lisa Girion, investigative reporter for Reuters  

Web Resources: 

Reuters: Exclusive: Chanel, Revlon, L'Oreal pivoting away from talc in some products

Reuters: Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder

Reuters: Nonprofits urge Johnson & Johnson to halt sales of Baby Powder globally