Kourtney Kardashian Meets With Congressional Leaders About Cosmetics Reform

Kourtney Kardashian Meets With Congressional Leaders About Cosmetics Reform

Misc, News
On April 24, Kourtney Kardashian teamed up with the Environmental Working Group’s president Ken Cook to discuss cosmetics reform on Capitol Hill. Specifically, Kourtney spoke out on her support for a bill to more strictly regulate personal care products. The Personal Care Products Safety Act of 2017 would require personal care companies to tell the Food and Drug Administration what ingredients they include in their products and to register their manufacturing facilities with federal authorities. According to Cook, requirements for companies that make cosmetics have not changed much since 1938 when the legislation was first passed. He is strongly advocating for reform and has launched a new campaign for #BeautyMadeBetter. He has stated that cosmetics manufacturers are allowed to use ingredients that have known safety issues. In typical Kardashian style,…
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Natural Products Expo West 2018 Highlights

Natural Products Expo West 2018 Highlights

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The 38th annual Natural Products Expo West has just ended and this year’s event was the biggest ever.  Over 80,000 people attended the Expo, including innovators, investors, ingredient suppliers and retailers such as Gone to Green.  The show was held March 7 – 11 at the Anaheim Convention Center where over 3,500 companies exhibited their products. The conference featured an educational program that included discussions on hot topics such as the hemp-derived CBD market and world climate changes.  Also highlighted was a keynote presentation by award-winning actress and social advocate Jennifer Garner who, along with former Annie’s Organics President John Foraker, have co-founded Once Upon a Farm, a company dedicated to bringing organic baby food to underserved populations.    The exhibit halls were filled with an amazing variety of products,…
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