13 Companies Receive U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Seal

Washington—Bluebird Botanicals announced that it is among thef 13 companies to receive The U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Seal for meeting standards in quality and...

Study: Possible Link Between Poor Oral Health, Liver Cancer

Belfast, Northern Ireland—Poor oral health is associated with a 75% increased risk of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the most common form of liver cancer, according...
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Skincare Consumers Value Natural Appearance Above All, According to New Report

Secaucus, NJ—Skincare consumers are more likely to value a natural appearance than smooth texture or youthful appearance, according to research from Lycored. The new...

NPA Asks for Defined Standards for Cosmetics

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee (ECC) regarding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for cosmetic products,...

J&J Recalls Baby Powder for Potential Asbestos Contamination

Johnson & Johnson is voluntarily recalling around 33,000 bottles of baby powder in the U.S. after FDA found trace amounts of asbestos in samples...

Natracare, City to Sea Partner Against Plastic in Menstrual Products

Bristol, U.K.—Natracare and City to Sea have united to “wage a war” against plastic in menstrual products, according to a press release. There is no...
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Environmental Working Group Verified Program Expands

Washington, D.C.—As of June 2016, the Environmental Working Group EWG Verified program expanded to 252 products including lipsticks and glosses, blushes, eye makeup, skin care...

Eco Lips Acquires Simply Soothing

Marion, IA—Eco Lips announced that is has acquired Simply Soothing, an Iowa-based personal care company that manufactures a deet-free Bug Soother Insect Repellent. “We’ve been...

Baby Love

Toxic chemicals in sippy cups, heavy metals in baby food, potentially harmful preservatives in baby shampoos…in recent years, alarming reports about the safety of...

CBD Industry to Increase 706% Through 2023, Report Predicts

Chicago, IL—A report by Brightfield Group uncovered shifts across the U.S. Cannabidiol (CBD) industry signaling a seven-fold increase in the market, according to a...