Advertising Law -- June 8, 2012


In This Issue:

Manatt’s National Advertising Practice Earns Top Rankings in Chambers USA 2012; Manatt Partners to Serve as Faculty at ACI’s Litigating and Resolving Advertising Disputes Conference; FTC Sends Refunds to Consumers Who Purchased Certain Oreck Products; NAD Recommends Ocean Spray Discontinue Certain Claims; Crate & Barrel Settles Insurance Dispute Resolving Underlying Class Actions Over ZIP Codes; Kraft, Cadbury “Stuck” with Class Action Over Sugarless Gum Ads; Senators Feel Burned By FDA’s Sunscreen Label Delay; and Noted and Quoted . . . Advertising Age Taps Linda Goldstein on Facebook’s Possible Foray Into Under-13 World.

Excerpt from FTC Sends Refunds to Consumers Who Purchased Certain Oreck Products

In compliance with the terms of a settlement reached last year between the Federal Trade Commission and Oreck Corporation, refunds were recently sent to thousands of consumers who purchased the Oreck Halo vacuum and Oreck ProShield Plus air cleaner.

The settlement resolved charges brought by the FTC against Oreck claiming the company made deceptive claims that using the Halo vacuum or ProShield Plus reduces the risk of flu and other illnesses, and eliminates most common germs and allergens.

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