Johnson & Johnson Discontinues Talc-based Baby Powder in US and Canada

Johnson & Johnson Voluntarily Recalls Baby Powder

Well this is worrisome.

Johnson & Johnson announced Tuesday that it is discontinuing its talc-based baby powder in the United States and Canada as demand fell in light of mounting lawsuits that said it caused cancer. While the company adamantly denies these claims, the company does blame the change in consumer habits for the decline in sales prompting the discontinuation.

While I personally haven't used this since I was a child just think of how many people have been using this on their children for decades...

Check out more on what Johnson & Johnson had to say in regards to their lawsuits and plans to move forward here.

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