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These Toxic Chemicals Need to Be Banned in the Next 10 Years

These Toxic Chemicals Need to Be Banned in the Next 10 Years

Dangerous, toxic chemicals are everywhere: in your furniture, on your walls, and even on your dinner plate. These harmful substances should’ve been banned long before they made it into anyone’s home,
Johnson & Johnson baby powder recalled over possible asbestos contamination

Johnson & Johnson baby powder recalled over possible asbestos contamination

Johnson & Johson has initiated a recall of one of its most ubiquitous products because there's a small chance it might contain asbestos. In a new bulletin, the company reveals that a single lot of
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Possible Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Possible Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall of its talc-based baby powder products on Friday, after the Food and Drug Administration found traces of cancer-causing asbestos in sample testing.
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Asbestos Worry

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Asbestos Worry

The F.D.A. found trace levels of asbestos in samples from a bottle of baby powder bought from an online retailer.
Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Asbestos Worry

Johnson & Johnson Recalls Baby Powder Over Asbestos Worry

The F.D.A. found trace levels of asbestos in samples from a bottle of baby powder bought from an online retailer.
Asbestos Kills Nearly 40,000 Americans a Year. Ban It.

Asbestos Kills Nearly 40,000 Americans a Year. Ban It.

The United States should follow other countries and protect its citizens from the deadly chemical, write two former E.P.A. administrators.
Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits Raise Fears Over Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits Raise Fears Over Baby Powder

Thousands of people who trusted Johnson’s Baby Powder for decades are suing the company after developing cancer. Our reporters investigate their allegations.
Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits Raise Fears Over Baby Powder

Johnson & Johnson Lawsuits Raise Fears Over Baby Powder

Thousands of people who trusted Johnson’s Baby Powder for decades are suing the company after developing cancer. Our reporters investigate their allegations.

6 WAYS YOU MAY BE UNKNOWINGLY EXPOSED TO ASBESTOS

Have you heard of the dangers of asbestos? While this is not a very publicized health topic, asbestos is, in fact, harmful to your health. Everybody is exposed to asbestos in small amounts at some
Trump's team ignored EPA scientists in green-lighting new uses of asbestos

Trump's team ignored EPA scientists in green-lighting new uses of asbestos

We hardly needed internal memos to suspect this, but The New York Times found the internal memos and confirmed it: Trump appointees at the Environmental Protection Agency brushed aside warnings from
E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

Debris contaminated with asbestos was removed from a burned home in Coffey Park, Calif., in 2017.
E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

Debris contaminated with asbestos was removed from a burned home in Coffey Park, Calif., in 2017.
E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

E.P.A. Leaders Disregarded Agency’s Experts in Issuing Asbestos Rule, Memos Show

Debris contaminated with asbestos was removed from a burned home in Coffey Park, Calif., in 2017.
E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

Workers spray a house in Detroit, Mich., during demolition to prevent asbestos from becoming airborne.
E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

Workers spray a house in Detroit, Mich., during demolition to prevent asbestos from becoming airborne.
E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

E.P.A. Moves to ‘Close the Door’ on Asbestos. Consumer Groups Say Loopholes Remain.

Workers spray a house in Detroit, Mich., during demolition to prevent asbestos from becoming airborne.
“Trump is on our side”: A Russia-based asbestos maker sees an ally in the White House

“Trump is on our side”: A Russia-based asbestos maker sees an ally in the White House

Uralasbest believes the US president's commitment to deregulation is good news for makers of asbestos, a substance banned as a killer by over 60 nations.
In Asbest, Russia, Making Asbestos Great Again

In Asbest, Russia, Making Asbestos Great Again

A viewing platform at the quarry that supplies Uralasbest, a leading maker of asbestos.
In Asbest, Russia, Making Asbestos Great Again

In Asbest, Russia, Making Asbestos Great Again

A viewing platform at the quarry that supplies Uralasbest, a leading maker of asbestos.
Johnson & Johnson Cleared by New Jersey Jury in Latest Talc Cancer Trial

Johnson & Johnson Cleared by New Jersey Jury in Latest Talc Cancer Trial

Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based powder products are at issue in thousands of lawsuits alleging that they were contaminated with asbestos, a carcinogen.