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A container of Johnson's baby powder.

Johnson & Johnson recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found asbestos. The company says the product is safe.

The FDA found a trace of asbestos in samples from a bottle of baby powder purchased from an online retailer. J&J says further testing didn't find asbestos.
A container of Johnson's baby powder.

There’s been a surge in health scares this October, with warnings issued for baby powder, Zantac, and frozen sausage patties

Salmonella, arsenic, and toxic heavy metals have been found in foods and common household products. Here's a list of the most recent warnings.

4 healthcare firms just agreed to a $260 million deal to settle key opioids cases ahead of a trial

Between 1999 and 2017, more than 218,000 people in the US died from overdoses related to prescription opioids.
Johnson & Johnson is fending off numerous lawsuits that claim its products cause cancer.

Talcum powder has unfairly become the ‘poster child’ for class-action lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, its CFO says

The healthcare giant is battling numerous legal claims that the talc in its baby powder causes cancer.

Earnings season kick off this week. Here are 6 companies to watch — and what to look out for.

Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo, and JPMorgan kick off the first day of third-quarter earnings season. Netflix will look to recover from its last report.

J&J slides after jury orders it to pay $8 billion in male breast-growth case

The lawsuit claimed the company didn't properly warn of the side affects associated with Risperdal, including hormonal imbalances in young men.
A sign outside a Johnson & Johnson facility.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay Pennsylvania man $8 billion over claims he wasn’t warned antipsychotic drug could make him grow breasts

The sum awarded to Nicholas Murray, called "grossly disproportionate" by Johnson & Johnson, is expected to be reduced on appeal.

Johnson & Johnson climbs after settling two opioid epidemic lawsuits, allowing it to avoid an upcoming federal trial

The pharmaceutical giant paid $20.4 million to settle the two Ohio opioid lawsuits. J&J said the settlement includes no admission of liability.

J&J was ordered to pay $572 million for helping fuel the opioid epidemic. The company’s market cap increased $15 billion in response.

Johnson & Johnson's June regulatory filings revealed nearly $15 billion in cash reserves, signaling the company can easily pay the judge's fine.
Bob Iger of the Walt Disney Company isn't the only CEO who started at the bottom.

10 CEOs that started in entry-level positions at the companies they now lead

The CEOs at Disney, Johnson & Johnson, Fidelity, and Wal-mart all started in entry-level positions before climbing the ladder to the top job.