April 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Weleda, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising various personal care and baby products – including soap, toothpaste, shampoo, lotion, and diaper rash cream – as “Natural” when, according to plaintiffs, they actually contain synthetic ingredients. (Hughes et al v. Weleda, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-2494, S. D. NY.)
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