The Federal Trade Commission has shown once again that it is
prepared to flex its muscles over false and unsubstantiated claims
for weight loss products, having reached a $100,000 settlement with
Iworx and Selfworx.com, marketers...
The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) has called on the
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the business
practices of ConsumerLab.com, alleging that it "intimidates
manufacturers to pay for its services".
Direct mail marketers have agreed to pay $2.2 million in consumer
redress and to stop certain deceptive advertising practices to
settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they made false and
unsubstantiated claims for weight loss...
Three coral calcium marketers have been prohibited in a new FTC
settlement from making claims that suggest the product can treat or
cure cancer, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, high blood
pressure, and other serious diseases.
A conference geared for executives in the dietary supplement
industry has scheduled a speaker from FDA to take questions on many
of the currently pending regulatory issues, such as GMPs and
ephedra, expected to reach conclusion in...
Canada-based Bio-Lab has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission
charges that it deceived consumers through false and
unsubstantiated advertising of its 'Quick Slim Fat Blocker' and
Unither Pharma and United Therapeutics Corporation have agreed to
settle Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they made
deceptive claims in advertising for their HeartBar product,
reported the FTC.