J&J reportedly knew for decades about asbestos in baby powder

J&J reportedly knew for decades about asbestos in baby powder

Johnson & Johnson shares plunge 10% after a Reuters report said J&J knew for decades about asbestos in baby powder.

Reuters based its report on a review of documents and testimony.
It says that from 1971 to the early 2000s, J&J executives, mine managers, doctors and lawyers were aware the company’s raw talc and finished powders sometimes tested positive for small amounts of asbestos.

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