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Skin whitening creams remain online despite mercury findings

10 Jul 2020

LONDON Skin-whitening creams identified as containing potentially dangerous levels of mercury continue to be sold online more than seven months after a watchdog group raised the alarm, including on platforms run by eBay , Amazon.com and Alibaba , a Reuters review of the sites shows.

RPT-UPDATE 1-L'Oreal to drop words such as 'whitening' from skin products

26 Jun 2020

LONDON, June 26 L'Oreal, the world's biggest cosmetics company, will remove words referencing "white", "fair" and "light" from its skin-evening products, a spokeswoman said on Friday, a day after Unilever made a similar announcement in the face of growing social media criticism.

L'Oreal to drop words such as 'whitening' from skin products

26 Jun 2020

LONDON L'Oreal , the world's biggest cosmetics company, will remove words referencing "white", "fair" and "light" from its skin-evening products, a spokeswoman said on Friday, a day after Unilever made a similar announcement in the face of growing social media criticism.

Johnson & Johnson drops skin-whitening creams

19 Jun 2020

LONDON Johnson & Johnson has decided to stop selling skin-whitening creams popular in Asia and the Middle East, it said on Friday, after such products have come under renewed social pressure in recent weeks amid a global debate about racial inequality.

Colgate reviewing Chinese toothpaste brand Darlie amid debate on racial inequality

19 Jun 2020

LONDON Colgate-Palmolive on Thursday said it was working to review and evolve its Chinese toothpaste brand, Darlie, the latest in a string of brand reassessments amid a U.S. debate on racial inequality.

PepsiCo drops Aunt Jemima branding; Uncle Ben's, others under review

18 Jun 2020

PepsiCo Inc said on Wednesday it will change the name and brand image of its Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup which have been criticized as racist amid a national debate over racial inequality in the United States. | Video

Mars Inc says evaluating changing Uncle Ben's brand image

17 Jun 2020

LONDON Mars Inc is "evaluating all possibilities" regarding changes to its Uncle Ben's rice brand image, the food company told Reuters on Wednesday, following news that PepsiCo Inc was dropping its Aunt Jemima brand.

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