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The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reversed a previous decision and will continue to allow appropriate cosmetics to carry the "USDA Organic" seal.

The label was created by USDA three years ago, and was applied to food and other items grown without pesticides and made with all-natural products. But the agency decided earlier this year that since it didn’t regulate the cosmetics industry, it couldn’t allow those companies to carry the label.

USDA was then sued by an organic soap company and a consumer group, and now has backed down, allowing the label to be carried on cosmetics packaging if the product meets USDA standards.
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