Cosmetics Maker Can't Shed Claims Of Bogus 'Organic' Labels

Law360, Chicago (September 27, 2013, 7:49 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Thursday refused to toss a putative false advertising class action against a cosmetics company that allegedly misrepresented its products as organic, rejecting the company's argument that the claims were preempted by federal law.

In a court order, U.S. District Judge John A. Houston denied Kiss My Face LLC’s motion to dismiss the suit, which claims the company’s use of the phrase “obsessively organic” to describe its shampoo, hand cremes, moisturizers and other products duped consumers thinking the products were organic....
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