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Talc No Cancer Risk, Ex-FDA Scientist Tells J&J Jury

Law360, Los Angeles (August 11, 2017, 8:38 PM EDT) -- Johnson & Johnson on Friday called on a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientist and director of the Cosmetic Ingredient Review to tell a California jury that talcum powder is safe as the company defends against a woman's allegations that its talcum powder products caused her terminal ovarian cancer.

At the close of the third week of the trial in Los Angeles, J&J began its defense of plaintiff Eva Echeverria’s allegations by calling to the stand Alan Andersen, a former U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
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