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AJM Packaging sold "Nature's Own Green Label" paper plates, and represented that the paper plates and packaging were recyclable and biodegradable. However there were no collection facilities in existence that could deal with...more
The Consent Order requires Bogdana to cease advertising that its Cholestaway supplement significantly effects cholesterol, fat, or triglycerides, and can result in significant weight loss. It is also prohibited from using the...more
In settling with the FTC, Body Wise agreed not to claim that its products could help users lose weight without changing their diet or exercising. The company agreed to only make such health related claims that are supported...more
The Consent Agreement with Bee-Sweet prohibits the company from claiming that any of its products containing bee pollen are effective in the cure or mitigation of the ailments claimed in the complaint. The company was also...more
The Court of Appeals held that the FDA practice was unconstitutional. The standard employed by the agency was not defined by the agencies rules, making it unclear to applicants what level of scientific agreement was required...more
Home Shopping Network agreed to pay a 1.1 million dollar fine for violating an earlier consent agreement with the FTC. According to the FTC, Home Shopping made unsubstantiated efficacy claims for products designed to help...more
Chemopharm Laboratories marketed "Superior Sno-N-Ice,” an ice-melting product, as "environmentally safe" and "protects the whole environment" and "provides the environmental benefit of Calcium Magnesium Acetate." The FTC...more
The FTC alleged that Benckiser Consumer Products falsely represented that they donated a portion of the proceeds from its "EarthRite" cleaning products to environmental nonprofit organizations.
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