11 Cosmetics Cos. Settle Suit Over False 'Organic' Labels

Law360, New York (November 30, 2011, 4:51 PM EST) -- Kiss My Face Corp. and 10 other cosmetics companies have settled lawsuits claiming they touted their products as organic even though they fell far short of meeting California's requirements for the label, an environmental health group said Wednesday.

The Center for Environmental Health brought suits against 26 personal care companies in June, arguing they had run afoul of the California Organic Products Act of 2003, which requires that products labeled organic on the front of their packaging contain at least 70 percent organic ingredients.

A California...
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