Big Island woman sues Johnson & Johnson over mesothelioma diagnosis

Photo courtesy of Jacqueline Becker Jacqueline Becker, an Ahualoa horsewoman diagnosed with mesothelioma, a rare form of cancer caused by asbestos, is suing Johnson & Johnson, claiming her illness was caused by its talc-based baby powder, which FDA testing found to contain asbestos.
An Ahualoa woman is suing the manufacturer of a popular brand of baby powder, claiming asbestos contamination of the talc-based powder caused her mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer. Its only known cause is asbestos exposure. ADVERTISING The