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The Facts: Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay more than $100 million to resolve over 1,000 lawsuits blaming its baby powder for causing cancer. There are still approximately 20,000 lawsuits that will remain ongoing.
Reflect On: How safe are our everyday off the shelf health products? What kins of process of approval do they go through? How much influence do these companies have on our federal health regulatory agencies?
(NaturalHealth365) In Toxic Beauty, an award-wining documentary film by Phyllis Ellis, skin care products are called the “new cigarettes,” and a Swiss chemist for one of the biggest designer brands in the world admits that the cosmetic industry is destroying women’s cells.
But it’s not just cells the personal care industry is destroying…
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson recalled 33,000 bottles of baby powder on Friday after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found trace amounts of asbestos in one of its bottles. While the recall pertains to a single lot of baby powder, it is unwelcome news for the company, which faces thousands of lawsuits claiming that its talc-based baby powder caused cancer, as CBS News reported. →
We are starting to awaken to the fact that it seems to be the rule, and not the exception, that large Western corporations put profits above human health considerations. The only time they seem to give any regard to human health concerns is when their forecasts of potential lawsuits down the road would likely exceed the cost measures needed to ensure the safety of their product.
Earlier this month, the FDA granted accelerated approval to Johnson & Johnson’s new bladder cancer drug, even as the company deals with the fallout from asbestos-containing talc and surgical mesh.
The drug, Balversa, was approved based on a small study of just 87 patients and will cost up to $5,670 per week.
This is fortunate timing for Johnson & Johnson – and their investors – and presents an opportunity for billions in new revenue. But as the company faces thousands of lawsuits from customers who have been injured or killed by their products, it’s easy to wonder if Johnson & Johnson and their friends at the FDA are more interested in profit than cancer patients.
Let’s take a look at the darker side of Johnson & Johnson, the people who have been hurt by their lies, and the truth behind their new cancer treatment.
(Natural News) Johnson & Johnson (J&J), an iconic household name in the United States, is facing a multitude of lawsuits after it was revealed that the company’s talc baby powder products are contaminated with cancer-causing asbestos – a fact that the company has known about since at least the early 1970s, it turns out. Internal…..Read more
Health and wellness giant Johnson & Johnson knew that their products caused cancer and chose to keep that information secret while manipulating research and regulations to protect the company. Executives allowed consumers to become ill and die, even going so far as to lie in court, in order to protect the company’s reputation and bottom…Read more