The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced that final approval was given to a settlement reached with a Nestlé S.A. subsidiary over claims that its children’s drink, BOOST Kid Essentials®, conferred specific health benefits, such as reducing the risk of colds and flu and reducing the duration of acute diarrhea. More information about the settlement appears in Issue 356 of this Update. And the summary of a related lawsuit that the National Consumers League filed against the company can be found in Issue 360 of this Update. The FTC said that this case was the agency’s “first one challenging advertising for probiotics.” See FTC News Release, January 18, 2011.