CRN’s Mister on FDA reorg, FTC petition, and state of the market

CRN’s Mister on FDA reorg, FTC petition, and state of the market

By Stephen Daniells

Recent statements and conversations with senior officials at the FDA have revealed “an apparent knowledge gap within the upper echelons of the Agency” regarding the regulation of dietary supplements, says Steve Mister, President and CEO of the Council...

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FTC seeks to crack down on fake reviews in the digital age

By Danielle Masterson

The Commission noted the proliferation of generative AI will likely make it easier for bad actors to write fake reviews. However, the FTC's plan to impose hefty fines may be enough to deter deceptive practices.

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FTC proposes new guidelines to hem in use of fake reviews

By Hank Schultz

The US Federal Trade Commission is proposing an updated set of rules that would attempt to rein in the burgeoning use of phony reviews to hawk products online. They would also work to prevent the suppression of negative reviews

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

By Danielle Masterson

So-called 'transition' or toddler formulas allegedly trick parents into thinking these products adhere to the same standards as infant formula, according to three separate but nearly identical class action lawsuits.

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FTC ramps up enforcement with new wave of warning letters

By Danielle Masterson

As Americans begin to emerge from quarantine and many cities begin the process of getting back to ‘normal,’ the FTC continues to keep an eye on companies making unsupported coronavirus claims.

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Warning letters continue as pandemic rages on

By Danielle Masterson

The Federal Trade Commission has sent out another round of warning letters to 50 more marketers nationwide, most of which are labeled as dietary supplements or Chinese herbs.

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Cashing in on the crisis: More FDA warning letters

By Danielle Masterson

There is currently no cure for coronavirus, however, that hasn’t stopped companies from preying on consumers’ fears, as a new raft of FDA warning letters makes clear.


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