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J&J analyst day tries to steer focus to drug business as talc baby powder comes under fire

Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson Adam Jeffery | CNBC Johnson & Johnson‘s pharmaceutical business will take the spotlight Wednesday at its annual meeting with analysts as the company tries to allay investors’ concerns over its talc-based baby powder. The New Brunswick, New Jersey, based health-care conglomerate makes a wide range of products, including… Read More »

Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File… Read More »

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »