What We're Reading 4-12-2012

What We're Reading

Business Week:  FDA Targets ‘Cosmeceuticals’ Straddling Regulatory Lines

Wrinkle creams with retinol and a growing crop of beauty treatments that are partly pharmaceutical may need to be regulated as drugs, the top U.S. official overseeing the cosmetics industry said.

 

Environmental Leader:  Consumers Don’t Trust Green Product Claims, Survey Says

Eight in ten Americans don’t believe companies are addressing all of their environmental impacts, and only 44 percent trust companies’ green claims, according to research by Cone Communications.

 

Food Safety News:  House Bill Would Require Labeling LFTB

A bill introduced to the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday would require the labeling of any beef products that contain lean finely textured beef, the lean beef supplement also known as "pink slime."

 

Reuters.com:  UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA: Big Tobacco must tell you what you're smoking

U.S. health regulators said on Friday that tobacco companies must report how much formaldehyde, nicotine or any of 18 other harmful chemicals are in their products.

 

PC World:  Google Is Responsible for Misleading Ads, Australian Court Rules

Google is responsible for misleading and deceptive ads that use the name of a company to direct traffic to a competitor's site, an Australian court ruled on Tuesday.The Federal Court of Australia ruled in an appeal that Google is responsible for misleading and deceptive advertising targeted to appear near search results for a competitor's name.

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