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Young Living fined for using illegally sourced essential oils, highlighting issue of supply chain transparency

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Young Living, a multilevel marketing company that sells products based on essential oils, has entered into a plea agreement for illegally trading in oils from endangered species. The company will pay fines totaling $760,000, the Justice Department announced this week.

ABC shines light on tainted ingredients with book chapter on essential oil adulteration

ABC shines light on tainted ingredients with book chapter on essential oil adulteration

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Soil Association on COSMOS certification: 'Consider long-term strategy'

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A selection of Counteract Coalition members: Johanna Peet of Peet Rivko (left), Tara Foley of Follain, Jenefer Palmer and Melissa Palmer of OSEA, Adair Ilyinsky of tenoverten, Gregg Renfrew of Beautycounter, Mary Lennon of côte, Caroline Hadfield of Biossance, and Nadine Abramcyk of tenoverten

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California verdict awards $417 million to plaintiff in J&J talc case

Alibaba counterfeit products

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Will triclosan still be used after the FDA ban?

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FDA says it does not have the staff to check all imported cosmetics

FDA says it does not have the staff to check all imported cosmetics

Counterfeit makeup and skin care problematic for consumers and brands, shows MarkMonitor data

Counterfeit makeup and skin care problematic for consumers and brands, shows MarkMonitor data

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