Ovarian Cancer Case Linked to Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder

Wow! This is just really shocking! Something as innocent as a baby powder is now linked to cancer! They are just dry applications to our skin, not even taken internally! How much more the lotions, soaps, shampoos, toothpaste, etc?


Do you remember liberally applying this to your baby brothers and sisters with this powder? Even to toddlers when they are sweating after playing right?!




Here is an article from CBS and NBC News ordering J&J to pay damages to the family of an ovarian cancer victim:

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/johnson-johnson-ordered-to-pay-72-million-over-cancer-death/

http://www.nbcnews.com/health/cancer/court-orders-johnson-johnson-payoff-talcum-powder-ovarian-cancer-case-n524456

The victim was using "the iconic talcum powder as a bathroom staple for decades". The victim's son said that applying the baby powder "just became second nature, like brushing your teeth. It's a household name."

As per the CBS article, "In May 2009, a coalition of groups called the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics began pushing Johnson & Johnson to eliminate questionable ingredients from its baby and adult personal care products. After three years of petitions, negative publicity and a boycott threat, the company agreed in 2012 to eliminate the ingredients 1,4-dioxane and formaldehyde, both considered probable human carcinogens, from all products by 2015."

It was also said that "Johnson & Johnson 'knew as far back as the 1980s of the risk,' and yet resorted to 'lying to the public, lying to the regulatory agencies.' "

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