Greening of Consumer Products - May 7, 2008


*FTC workshop focuses on retailers' environmental claims made on packaging

*More US companies are investing in environmentally friendly business products in order to cut future costs

*Survey indicates American consumers are turning away from 'green' products

*California bill to ban Bisphenol A products passes Senate Health Committee

*UK supermarket giant Tesco launches carbon footprint labels on its 'green' products

*'Greenwashing' complaints quadruple in the UK, according to advertising watchdog

*PFC chemicals found in human breast milk, according to a study by the University of Massachusetts

*FDA to hire more than 1,300 people due to increase in applications to market new products

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