STORY FROM: Talcum Powder Litigation Report
U.S. Senator Writes Letter to J&J, ‘Troubled’ by Reports of ‘Alleged Decades-Long Effort’ to Mislead Consumers on Baby Powder Safety
January 29, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) has sent a letter to Johnson & Johnson’s Chief Executive Officer, saying she is troubled by the recent reports of an “alleged decades-long effort by Johnson & Johnson to potentially mislead regulators and consumers about the safety of one of its products, which may have resulted in long-term harm for [those] that used Johnson & Johnson baby powder.”
In the Jan. 28 letter sent to Alex Gorsky, Sen. Murray requested documents and information related to the company’s safety record so she can understand Johnson & Johnson’s efforts to find out whether there were ...