Hain Celestial To Settle Organic Cosmetics Class Suit For $7.5 Million Plus Coupons

(November 12, 2015, 11:22 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal magistrate judge on Oct. 8 granted preliminary approval of a $7.5 million (plus $1.85 million in coupons) settlement in a class suit over the labeling of cosmetics as organic (Rosminah Brown, et al. v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., No. 11-3082, N.D. Calif.).

(Order available. Document #43-151113-008R.)

Rosminah Brown and Eric Lohela bought Avalon Organics® and JASON® brand cosmetics. Later, both filed a class complaint against The Hain Celestial Group Inc., which manufacturers and markets both cosmetic lines, in the...
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