Category Archives: FTC

21 Jan

FTC target deceptive advertisers of weight-loss products

On January 7, 2014, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a law enforcement initiative to stop deceptive advertising claims to relating to weight- loss products, from food additives and skin cream to dietary supplements. Recognizing that Americans spend billions of dollars every year on supplements, foods and devices in hopes of improving their health and

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15 Dec

FTC and States Settle Deceptive Advertising Case Against Dannon

Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Attorney’s General (AG) from 39 states announced a settlement with The Dannon Company over deceptive advertising practices, based on marketing campaigns heralding the health benefits of its Activia brand yogurts and DanActive brand dairy drinks.

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07 Oct

Online dietary supplement marketer receives joint Warning Letter from FTC & FDA

Telledant LLC, a Miami based online distributor of dietary supplements, was issued a joint Warning Letter on September 28, 2010 by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In the Warning Letter, the FTC and FDA warn Telledant, LLC that its marketing and claims for a variety of products are in violation of federal laws and regulations.

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