Goat Milk Skin Care Co. Hit With Probiotics Labeling Suit

By Isaac Monterose (April 8, 2022, 3:47 p.m. EDT) – A skincare company has been charged in federal court in Illinois with selling five products falsely advertised as containing active probiotics, which are micro -organisms believed to help skin problems such as acne or eczema.

Plaintiffs named Verlinda Holloway, Heather Rudy, Pamela Swies and Mary C. Terry alleged Wednesday in a putative class action lawsuit filed in Illinois federal court that Beekman 1802’s goat milk skin care products Inc. do not contain active probiotics because the products contain preservatives that inhibit the growth of probiotic-related microbes. The complaint claimed that the preservatives caused the probiotic ingredients…

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