California Includes Whole Foods in Contaminant Lawsuit

The California attorney general has filed a lawsuit against four body care household-cleaning product companies, including Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, whose products have tested highest for the carcinogenic contaminant 1,4-dioxane.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California attorney general has filed a lawsuit against four body care household-cleaning product companies, including Whole Foods Market, Austin, Texas, whose products have tested highest for the carcinogenic contaminant 1,4-dioxane. The other companies are Avalon Natural Products, Beaumont Products and NutriBiotic. Under California's Proposition 65, consumer products that contain toxic levels of 1,4-dioxane must have warning labels stating they may cause canc

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