Federal Trade Commission

Dannon will continue making digestive health claims for Activia

Dannon on FTC settlement: “Our claims remain intact”

By Shane Starling

Dannon says its year-long negotiations with the Federal Trade Commission that resulted in a $21m settlement and modifications placed on its health statements, has not altered the core claims for its multi-million dollar selling probiotic yoghurts.

If POM's recent actions are anything to go by, it won't take the FTC's motion to dismiss lying down

FTC to POM: Our claim standards are not new

By Shane Starling

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) says it has not set any new claim substantiation “rules” in a new court action against California-based pomegranate player, POM Wonderful.

POM: The legal saga rolls on

FTC bombs POM (and researchers beware)

By Shane Starling

The Federal Trade Commission legal action alleging POM Wonderful made unsubstantiated claims for its pomegranate products, adds to a stream of claim actions the increasingly active agency has taken this year.

POM: Engaged in legal battles on many fronts

Class action lodged against POM Wonderful

By Shane Starling

A class action has been lodged in a Florida state court alleging POM Wonderful misled consumers with at least six different health claims, as the Californian pomegranate pioneer’s legal battles multiply.

Pom Wonderful sues FTC over new claims standards

Pom Wonderful sues FTC over new claims standards

By Shane Starling

Pom Wonderful is suing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over new marketing standards of proof the Californian pomegranate leader says are damaging its brand equity.

FTC denied expansion of powers

FTC denied expansion of powers

By Shane Starling

The Federal Trade Commission will not be granted extra authority to police healthy foods and supplements marketing – among other powers – after a provision that would have done just that was removed from a Bill designed to reform Wall Street practices.

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