Lubriplate Lubricants Company Achieves ISO 21469 Certification
… recently obtained ISO 21469 certification from the National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) for all of its NSF/H-1 registered food machinery lubricants, which are intended for use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and animal feed …
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NLRB Scraps Vote by Bergdorf Shoe Sellers, Ruling 5-0 Unit Lacked Community
While it recently approved a unit consisting of all cosmetics employees at a Macy's retail store, the board distinguished the proposed unit of Bergdorf Goodman shoe sales employees because the petitioning union sought to combine employees from the …
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Lara Bingle left orange-faced over new tanning product line, The Base
… Luma Cosmetics and Natalie Imbruglia's Iluka skincare products. The website says: “Created in 2013 by Lara Bingle, The Base by Lara Bingle is a collection of the ultimate bronzing and tanning products to achieve a natural, safe and healthy golden …
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Highlighting the tricks of contouring makeup
“Their beautiful makeup really illustrates how you can play up your natural curves,” she says. Becca is celebrated for its shimmery highlighters that are designed to visually lift the upper cheekbones as well as the bridge of the nose and the brow bones.
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Naturex further expands its footprint in Chile with sales office
Because of the high level of saponins, the extract has become popular in a range of supplements and natural-based cosmetics, as a well as being a food and drink ingredient. The product is sustainably harvested in partnership with local authorities …
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What You Need to Know About Safe Cosmetics
During the beauty panel at our Fashionista “How I'm Making It” conference in June, the issue of safe cosmetics emerged as the hot topic of the day. You can't walk down a drugstore aisle without seeing words like “natural” and “botanical” plastered all …
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Sustainability Summits Highlight Key Challenges faced by Cosmetics Industry
The summits discussed some of the key sustainability challenges facing the cosmetic & personal care industry: approaches to tackling sustainability, traceability in supply chains, moving towards renewable materials, marketing communications, and …
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China Losing out in expanding Asian natural cosmetics market
China is losing market share in the Asian natural and organic cosmetics market, recently revealed market Organic Monitor. According to the market research firm, Chinese market growth rates are declining because of animal-testing methods and formulation …
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China Cosmetics From Overseas. Animal Testing Required.
We represent a number of all natural organic cosmetic companies. Almost without exception, these companies tout how their products are “cruelty free” because they are never tested on animals. Many of these companies rightly see China as an excellent …
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Grab a Holiday Facial: Look and Feel Your Best!
Holiday parties are here, so it's time to kick-up your skin care regimen. Put your best face forward with a relaxing, rejuvenating facial. After my 90-minute treatment with esthetician Elaine Campos at Carla Fabrizi Cosmetics, my skin is glowing and I …
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This app wants you to Think Dirty about your cosmetics
But when it comes to all of our personal care items, from soap to lotion to cosmetics, it isn't nearly as easy to understand which ingredients may be risky or hazardous, unless we've memorized the names of specific chemicals and additives that are …
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How traditional creams can capitalize on the rise of beauty devices..
More effort on building a natural/organic product portfolio. The benefits offered by beauty devices are indeed highly attractive, but one must not forget that naturalness is still a prominent theme in almost all categories across personal care. Some …

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Man injured in incident at bar in Dorchester Town Football Club's stadium
An incident in the bar area of Dorchester Town Football Club's stadium after the Boxing Day game against Weymouth is being investigated by police. Several people were involved and a 27-year-old man needed hospital treatment. Anyone with information …
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Will Safe Cosmetics Pay Off?
Brussels-based NATRUE (the International Natural and Organic Cosmetics Association, founded in 2007) identifies products that not only meet the EU's legal requirements, but are free from synthetic fragrances and colours, petroleum-derived products …
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Au Naturale Cosmetics Crème Concealer
Au Naturale Cosmetics is an innovative range of organic, vegan and gluten-free, “consciously chic” cosmetics taking the beauty industry by storm. Perfect for the winter months when skin gets drier, their range of Crème Concealers offer benefits beyond …

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Shell: expects to be producing advanced biofuels at scale, in US, by end of decade
“We will likely begin manufacture in the southeast United States. We plan to be operational by late this … Fulcrum's award of $ 105 million from the USDA for its plant in Nevada using municipal solid waste (MSW.) • And Red Rock Biofuels' grant to …
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Big Harvest Fells Corn Prices
But as long as production is running ahead of demand, prices are likely to continue to slide. The USDA expects the amount of corn left at the end of the season next year will rise to a record 2.088 billion bushels in the U.S. Globally, these stockpiles …
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Inika is perfect for this time of year
A phenomenal success since its inception in 2006, Inika's full natural makeup range is now available in more than 16 countries. Founded by a dynamic woman who sought to avoid endocrine disruptors when she battled ill health, the story of how they came …
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Rub Pig Lard On Your Face
For a certain set, it's difficult to resist any miracle cream derived from natural ingredients (types the writer who once purchased a three-figure anti-aging serum because it was made “from a rare Swedish apple”). And no farm-to-table devotee would …
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Seal pup was 'victim of racist bullying'
A seal sanctuary has taken in its rarest rescue of the season, an unusual jet-black pup – the subject of racist bullying. The pup was taken to the sanctuary in Gweek, Cornwall, after it was found abandoned on the Isles of Scilly. He was found with a …
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BioPreferred Label Open to Wood Products
This means wood products manufacturers can now apply for a BioPreferred label by demonstrating that they utilize any of a number of recognized “innovative approaches” during the life cycle of their product. One of the possible innovative criteria …
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The Time Tobacco Actually Saved Lives
The sudden success of a tobacco-based experimental Ebola drug holds major implications for the plant as a drug manufacturing platform and vaccine-delivery vehicle for therapeutics and pharmaceutics. The success of an experimental tobacco-based …
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Expert: Food you're about to buy might be dangerous
"We try our best to source all our products from the U.S, but due to crop growing conditions and the shortage of organic edamame growers/farmers, we will source from outside the U.S. Our products are certified organic by USDA accredited certifiers and …
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Manufacturing Jobs are 'Good' Jobs. Not So Fast, Report Says
Factory jobs are returning, but they're not the middle-class work force bedrock they used to be. Although American manufacturing is experiencing a modest rebound, the days when a factory job could support a family comfortably are over. A new report …

Cooper Tire Begins Testing Tires Made with Guayule Component
The consortium received the BRDI grant in 2012 from the USDA and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to conduct research aimed at developing enhanced manufacturing processes for the production of solid rubber from the guayule plant as a biomaterial …
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Soybeans Poised to Tumble
“Yield reports in the U.S. continue to be strong as well, which keeps the possibility of further yield and production increases in future USDA reports very much in focus,” says Michael McDougall, the head of the Brazil commodities desk at brokerage …
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