Bee and pollinator shortage threatens cosmetics industry


According to the University of Cambridge, the beauty industry's supply chain is at risk thanks to the decline in pollinator numbers

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Cosmetics manufacturers face potential shortages of raw materials, a fall in crop quality and supply-chain challenges because of the decline of bees and other pollinators.

New research by the University of Cambridge surveyed manufacturers, including The Body Shop, and found that the drop in numbers linked pollination issues with operational, regulatory and marketing risk.

The Pollination Deficit study looked at

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