USDA To Allow Organic Label on Cosmetics

​In June, we reported that the USDA would not allow organic labels on cosmetics. However, due to a lawsuit by Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps and Organic Consumers Association that decision has been reversed. See this recent post where we discuss other possible reasons for this decision. The reversal also allows dietary supplements and pet food to carry the organic seal. The department is in the process of creating organic standards for fish. The decision to remove the seal from cosmetics had frustrated companies that, like Bronner’s, spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to find all-organic ingredients and get certified to use the seal. :: MSN via TriplePundit

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