FTC v. Rexall Sundown, Inc., Case No. 00-7013-CIV-MARTINEZ (S.D. Florida 2000)

Claims that products treat maladies or their symptoms must be substantiated by reliable scientific evidence.

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Rexall Sundown produced and sold Cellasene, a product advertised as a "clinically researched formula" which eliminated cellulite without changes to diet or exercise. The recommended eight-week course of Cellasene sold for $180 - $240. The FDA brought suit, claiming that Rexall Sundown was engaging in deceptive or misleading business practices.

Full case and case summary also available online at: http://www.mlmlegal.com/legal-cases/FTC_v_RexallSundownInc.php

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Reference Info:Federal, 11th Circuit, Florida | United States


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