In the Matter of Leeka Products (1997)

Reliable scientific support is required for any product effectiveness claims.

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The FTC alleged that Leeka Products and Rogerio Monteiro and Eliana Crema made false or misleading claims in promoting a weight loss supplement and a hair loss supplement. The FTC claimed that the company represented that Chromium Picolinate was effective in burning fat, when reliable and competent scientific evidence existed to the contrary.

Case and case summary are also available at: http://www.mlmlegal.com/legal-cases/MatterofLeekaProducts1997.php

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Published In: MLM / Direct Sales Updates, MLM Consulting / Network Marketing Updates

Reference Info:Federal, Federal Circuit | United States

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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