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Swiss Allergy Label – this is checked for cosmetics

Whether a product is suitable for sensitive and allergy-prone skin is determined by the manufacturer and then has this checked and confirmed by Service Allergie Suisse. In the case of cosmetics, for example, it is checked if the products do not contain any of the 26 chemical and allergenic substances. Read the criteria for the certification of cosmetics.

A new selection of gluten-free flours

Coop Naturaplan has launched three new kinds of gluten-free flours. The coconut flour convinces with its exotic taste and is ideal for sweet dishes; the chickpea flour is high in protein and can be used to make for example delicious falafel. Those who like baking bread can rely on the full aroma of the buckwheat flour.

Swiss Allergy Label – this is checked for foods

The manufacturer determines for which allergies or intolerances the product is suitable and has this checked by Service Allergie Suisse SA. In the case of foods, for example, it is checked whether the claims and criteria stated on the packaging with regard to allergy and intolerance triggers are correct, e.g. lactose-free, gluten-free, without milk, etc. The criteria for the certification of foods can be downloaded here.

Added care for colder days

When the temperature goes down, the skin stores less water and hardly produces any sebum. It feels rough and brittle, and can become red, and even itchy. An additional protective layer helps stressed skin – for example with certified products of the care line Zoé Ultra Sensitive.

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