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Microbeads are used in many exfoliating body and facial cleansers, and in some whitening toothpaste brands, because of the tiny materials' abrasive qualities. (Photo supplied to CBS)

Move To Ban Microbeads Moves Forward Amid Phase-Out Agreements

Environmentalists, lawmakers and representatives of the cosmetics industry met at the Shedd Aquarium on Wednesday day to talk about an agreement to stop the use of “microbeads” in personal care products in Illinois.

04/16/2014

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Unilever Closing Alberto Culver Plant In Melrose Park

The Alberto Culver plant in Melrose Park is shutting down, and about 600 workers will lose their jobs or be forced to transfer.

12/02/2011

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Unilever Recalls Skippy Reduced Fat Peanut Butter

Unilever has announced a limited recall of Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread because they may be contaminated with Salmonella.

03/06/2011