In May, the New Brunswick-based corporation said it “will wind down the commercialization of talc-based Baby Powder in the US and Canada in the coming months,” adding that “existing inventory will continue to be sold through retailers until it runs out.” But that’s not enough, says “Black Women for Wellness,” one of the many advocacy groups pushing for J&J to stop selling its baby powder worldwide.
New Brunswick is known as the “healthcare city”.
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