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


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.



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

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.