Makeup Giants Can't Appeal Animal Testing Suits' Green Light

Law360, Chicago (November 14, 2012, 7:59 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday rejected Mary Kay Inc. and Estee Lauder Inc.'s attempts to appeal rulings that allowed two putative class actions over their animal testing practice disclosures to survive, saying there's not enough ground for differences of opinion on the issues they raised.

Consumers in both lawsuits allege that the cosmetics companies defrauded American consumers by failing to disclose that they use animal testing for some products sold in foreign markets and that the plaintiffs would not have bought any Mary Kay or...
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