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"Miracle Gel" Not a Salon Gel Manicure, Ad Board Says
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA, United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 30 2017

In an appeal from a ruling by the National Advertising Division (NAD), the National Advertising Review Board (NARB) upheld a recommendation that Coty


Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin: May 2017
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • May 2 2017

U.S. Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) have petitioned the Food and Drug Administration to prohibit detectable levels...


Navigating a complex advertising environment
  • Gorodissky & Partners
  • USA, Sweden, China, European Union
  • June 29 2016

In today’s increasingly competitive marketplace, clever advertising helps brands to stand out from the crowd. However, there is often an inevitable


Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update, Vol. III, Issue 5
  • Jones Day
  • USA, European Union
  • March 24 2016

FDA recently announced a funding opportunity of $19M to states that support the implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act ("FSMA") Produce


FDA increasing scrutiny of cosmetic marketing claims, new agency warnings suggest
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • April 16 2015

In addition to truthful and non-misleading advertising requirements, which are enforced by the FTC and certainly familiar to readers of this blog


FDA cautions Avon over wrinkle product claims
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2012

The Food and Drug Administration recently sent a warning letter to Avon stating that wrinkle cream products advertised on its Web site are being marketed as drugs, not cosmetics.


Putative class suit against cosmetics maker follows FDA warning letter
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • November 8 2012

Less than three weeks after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning letter advising Avon Products that marketing claims for some of its Anew beauty products violate the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, a California resident filed a putative class action against the company claiming that class members did not get the benefit of their bargain in purchasing the products.


FDA holds public meeting on cosmetic microbiological safety issues to consider need for new guidelines
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

On November 30, 2011, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting to consider the need to amend pre-existing guidelines or adopt new ones addressing microbiological safety in cosmetics.


Special focus: avoiding potential pitfalls associated with functional food claims
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2011

Functional foods or foods often fortified with nutrients that offer functional benefits are among the fastest-growing categories of foods, but as their popularity increases, so too does scrutiny over whether these foods truly provide all of their claimed health benefits.


FDA: hand sanitizer, antiseptic claims false
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2011

The Food and Drug Administration sent letters to four companies warning them that they were violating the Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act by claiming their hand sanitizers and antiseptic products are effective in preventing infections.