FTC Zaps Acne Apps in First Mobile App Health ClaimCases
The FTC today announced settlements in two separate cases with marketers who claimed their smartphone
applications, “AcneApp” and “Acne Pwner,” could help reduce acne by using colored lights emitted from the
screen of the user’s mobile device.....
FTC: Cosmetic Claims Must Be More Than Skin Deep
In the September edition of Electronic Retailer magazine, the FTC’s Lesley Fair provides insight into the
FTC’s thoughts on claim substantiation for cosmetic products in the wake of the recent Beiersdorf settlement.....
“All Natural” Claims Make It a Rough Week for Skinny Girl Cocktails
Last week, leading upscale grocer Whole Foods Market announced that it was pulling the “SkinnyGirl” brand of prepackaged cocktails from shelves because the products, which are labeled “all natural,” contain sodium benzoate, a preservative.....
'Weiner Wars' Highlight Evolving Trends in Marketers’ Use of Legal
Challenges A legal dust-up that began more than two years ago between two leading U.S. hot dog purveyors is starting to sizzle.....
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