Tag: cancer

Johnson & Johnson Knew About Asbestos in Baby Powder for Decades

A Reuters investigation published Friday charges that Johnson & Johnson, a multi-billion dollar company known for its healthcare products, knew for decades that its iconic talcum baby powder “was sometimes tainted with carcinogenic asbestos,” but concealed the information from regulators and the public. Asbestos, “the name given to six minerals…

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Bayer Stock Crashes After Monsanto Cancer Verdict Upheld by Judge; Analyst Estimates 800 Billion in Future Liability

By Green Med Info Bayer greedily bought and swallowed the ‘poison pill’ of Monsanto without considering its true liability. Fifty-seven billion Euros of market cap down the drain later, now their headache is taking on epic proportions… Growing uncertainty about whether San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Ramos…

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Judge Considers Monsanto Appeal, Jurors Demand Court Respect Verdict

By Julia Conley “You may not have been convinced by the evidence, but we were.” Learning that a judge may overturn their historic decision to hold the chemical company Monsanto-Bayer accountable for manufacturing cancer-causing weedkillers, several jurors are demanding that their verdict in a case decided in August…

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Journal Admits Monsanto Role in Reviews of Glyphosate Cancer Risks

The scientific journal Critical Reviews in Toxicology has issued a rare “Expression of Concern” and requested corrections to articles it published that failed to fully disclose Monsanto’s role in reviews of glyphosate’s cancer risks. The journal said all five articles it published in a 2016 supplemental issue titled “An Independent Review…

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Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut

By Haixia Yang, University of Massachusetts Amherst The antimicrobial chemical triclosan is in thousands of products that we use daily: hand soaps, toothpastes, body wash, kitchenware and even some toys. Work in our lab suggests that this compound may have widespread health risks, including aggravating…

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