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Post, Consumers Settle Honey Bunches of Oats Labeling Suits

Post Consumer Brands LLC and consumers alleging it misled them into thinking “Honey Bunches of Oats” cereals are mainly sweetened by honey rather than sugar have resolved two suits, according to filings in a California federal court and the First Circuit.

Cutter Natural Mosquito Repellent Maker Beats Marketing Suit

United Industries Corp. defeated a proposed class suit alleging it deceptively labeled Cutter Natural Insect Repellent, as a federal judge in New York said the plaintiff failed to show the representation that the product “repels mosquitoes for hours” was false.

Avon, LG Chem Lose Jurisdiction Arguments in Product Cases

Avon Products Inc. can be sued in California over allegedly asbestos-tainted talc powder, and a man allegedly injured by an e-cigarette battery can get more information about LG Chem America Inc.‘s distribution there, according to separate state and federal rulings.

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PFAS: The 'Forever Chemicals'

97% of Americans have a detectable amount of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in their blood, but we don’t yet know all of their health effects. The EPA says more than 600 PFAS chemicals are in the marketplace in the U.S. While states are racing to regulate PFAS, while the federal government lags.

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