Greening of Consumer Products - May 14, 2008


*New bills push for better regulations on toxic products sold in California

*Connecticut moves to limit lead in children's toys

*Climate Counts' second annual company scorecard finds food services industry makes little improvement on sustainability

*Suit accuses cosmetic makers of mislabeling organic products

*EPA may decide not to limit the amount of perchlorate allowed in drinking water

*Minnesota bans mercury in cosmetic products, hopes other states will follow

*Fremont City California moves toward implementing a ban on plastic bags and polystyrene containers

*Natural health products industry wary of new legislation in Canada that would monitor drug, food and health products

*GreenSoft Technology releases desktop application to manage green compliance data

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