The results confirmed “that [new technology diesel exhaust] would not cause an increase in tumor formation or substantial toxic health effects in rats, although some biologic effects might occur.” Those potentially adverse effects “were limited to the respiratory tract and were mild and generally seen only at the highest exposure level.” … [Read more...] about Research Shows New Technology Diesel Exhaust Does Not Cause Cancer
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Pharmaceutical companies use talc to produce talcum powder, among other products. By itself, the naturally occurring mineral is not a known carcinogen, according to the Food and Drug Administration. However asbestos, which can contaminate talc if not carefully extracted or purified, is a carcinogen. The links between asbestos and cancer have amplified studies into its use in myriad ways since the 1970s. However, Johnson & Johnson denies asbestos features in its own products. … [Read more...] about Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? Women Awarded Nearly $5 Billion in Damages From Johnson & Johnson
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association news release also points to disagreement within the IARC. After seven days of deliberation, IARC’s 22 experts were unable to reach a “consensus agreement” on the red meat classification and had to “settle” for a majority agreement according to the Association’s release. The release also quotes Shalene McNeill, PhD, RD as saying that “no single food has ever been proven to cause or cure cancer. The opinion by the IARC committee to list red meat as a probable carcinogen does not change that fact. The available scientific evidence simply does not support a causal relationship between red or processed meat and any type of cancer.” … [Read more...] about Meaty Issue: Do Red and Processed Meats Cause Cancer?
Jurors in state Superior Court agreed the product contributed to Johnson's cancer and the company should have provided a label warning of the potential health hazard. Johnson's attorneys sought and won $39 million in compensatory damages and $250 million of the $373 million they wanted in punitive damages. … [Read more...] about Jury Backs Man Who Claims Roundup Weed Killer Caused Cancer
On June 9, 2017, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) announced that the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC) “concluded that the available scientific evidence meets the criteria in the [Classification, Labeling and Packaging (CLP)] Regulation to classify titanium dioxide as a substance suspected of causing cancer through the inhalation route.” In May 2016, France submitted a proposal for harmonized classification and labeling (CLH). The proposal’s conclusions on classification and labeling state: … [Read more...] about ECHA Committee Concludes Titanium Dioxide Should Be Classified as Suspected of Causing Cancer When Inhaled