Will Johnson & Johnson remove talcum powder from stores after recent lawsuits?

October 02 2021 06:00 pm

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Who’s responsible for giving women ovarian cancer from talcum powder? Two lawsuits say it’s pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson. Last week they were ordered to pay $55 million to a woman who claims its talcum powder caused her ovarian cancer.

There is a call for the company to pull the powder from store shelves. This morning on the CBS42 Morning News, the lead attorney in the case Ted Meadows is stopping by to talk about the rulings, and if the company should pull the product from stores.

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