Activists Cast Corporate Goliath As ‘Bad Guy’ in Women’s Health Crisis

When Dow Corning's silicone gel breast implant crisis escalated in 1991, the implants constituted less than 1% of the company's total revenue. But the issue had stamina, and
remained the subject of hot debate even after Dow Corning took its product off the market in 1992 and filed for Chapter 11 protection in 1995.