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Johnson & Johnson

Pressure mounts on Johnson & Johnson to halt sales of baby powder globally

Johnson & Johnson said in May it would stop sales in the US and Canada, saying demand had fallen in wake of what it called “misinformation”

09 Jul 2020 11:03 AM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $2.1 billion over cancer-causing talc powder

Johnson & Johnson faced thousands of lawsuits across US alleging it failed to warn consumers of the risk of cancer from its talc products

25 Jun 2020 1:15 PM

Race for virus vaccine could leave some countries behind

Rich countries are rushing to place advance orders for the inevitably limited supply to guarantee their citizens get immunized first

18 Jun 2020 12:01 PM

Johnson & Johnson stops selling baby powder in US, Canada

J&J faces more than 16,000 lawsuits from consumers claiming its talc products, including Johnson's Baby Powder, caused their cancer

20 May 2020 9:32 AM

Human trials of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine to begin in September

US pharmaceutical Moderna has already moved into human trials for its vaccine candidate, as has China's CanSinoBIO.

31 Mar 2020 6:02 PM


Judge slashes USD 8 bn Risperdal award against J&J to USD 6.8 mn

Johnson & Johnson said in October it faced lawsuits by 13,600 people over Risperdal.

18 Jan 2020 11:58 AM

For the first time ever, J&J recalls baby powder bottles due to asbestos

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample.

20 Oct 2019 10:29 PM

Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after tests show asbestos in sample

The World Health Organization and other authorities recognise no safe level of exposure to asbestos.

19 Oct 2019 12:14 PM

J&J recalls 33,000 bottles of baby powder as FDA finds asbestos in sample

J&J shares fell more than 6 per cent to close at USD 127.70.

19 Oct 2019 11:09 AM

Modi’s jobs deficit: J&J’s largest India plant idle three years after completion

Lack of jobs growth and a farm-income crisis because of low crop prices have hurt Modi in the current general election.

19 May 2019 3:51 PM


Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo samples fail quality test; co rejects findings

“We do not accept the interim results given to us,” said Johnson & Johnson spokeswoman.

01 Apr 2019 4:06 PM

California jury awards USD 29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

The verdict marks the latest defeat for the healthcare conglomerate facing more than 13,000 talc-related lawsuits in America.

14 Mar 2019 10:38 AM

The problem with baby powder

It is difficult to tell whether the exercise in limiting the damage from lawsuits will be successful.

21 Dec 2018 12:26 AM

Indian drug inspectors seize Johnson & Johnson baby powder: source

Drug inspectors have seized samples of Johnson & Johnson’s baby powder from a plant in Himachal Pradesh.

19 Dec 2018 1:57 PM

India to test J&J baby powder for cancer-causing asbestos: reports

A team of 100 drug inspectors had been assigned to examine different manufacturing facilities, wholesalers and distributors, says report.

19 Dec 2018 1:35 PM


J&J loses trial over claims linking cancer to asbestos in talc

Asbestos claims are a more recent challenge for J&J.

09 Apr 2018 2:11 PM

Johnson & Johnson charged with $417 million for causing ovarian cancer

A California jury ruled in favour of a woman who alleged that she developed ovarian cancer after using J&J's baby talcum powder.

22 Aug 2017 12:48 PM

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay USD 110.5 million to Virginia woman

About 2,000 women in the United States have filed similar suits against company over health damage caused by company's talcum powder use.

06 May 2017 10:23 AM