Makeup Giants Want Animal-Testing Class Action Nixed

Law360, New York (March 27, 2012, 5:20 PM EDT) -- Estee Lauder Inc. and Mary Kay Inc. said Monday that plaintiffs in California have relied too heavily on the claims of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals in filing a putative class action, wrongly taking the group at its word when it said the cosmetic giants were testing their products on animals.

Estee Lauder argued in a motion to dismiss filed in federal court that the plaintiffs have failed to prove any concrete harm they’ve suffered and have been unable to identify any false statement...
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