Tristar Products, Inc. (Tristar) and Product Trend, LLC (Product Trend) sell products, such as Tristar’s “Genie Bra” or Product Trend’s “Total Pillow
The FTC continues its efforts to combat deceptive social media advertising. In June 2016, the FTC brought an enforcement action against SmartClick
SmartClick Media, LLC, doing business as Doctor Trusted, and its sole owner, have settled a lawsuit brought by the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”)
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has entered a 20-year consent order with Phusion Projects, LLC, the maker of Four Loko, an alcoholic beverage that has generated significant controversy for its “super-size” container and previous inclusion of caffeine, which some allege has led to binge-drinking and adverse health effects
The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has determined that federal courts have the authority to award restitution in Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proceedings and that a district court did not err in ordering companies that make and falsely promote weight loss products to disgorge the full proceeds from the products’ sales.
The Federal Trade Commission filed suit against an online operation that asked consumers seeking a payday loan to complete an application form, the bottom of which included unrelated programs for discounts on travel and merchandise or long distance calling, the FTC alleged.
An administrative law judge has apparently begun hearing a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint alleging that POM Wonderful LLC makes false and unsubstantiated claims that its pomegranate juice products will prevent or treat "heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction.
The Federal Trade Commission settled with Tested Green and its owner over claims that the company advertised, marketed, and sold phoney environmental certifications via its Web site and mass e-mails to consumers.
A Kansas resident has filed a putative class action in state court against POM Wonderful, LLC, alleging that the company's claims that its pomegranate products have special health benefits are false, deceptive and misleading.
Less than two weeks after POM Wonderful LLC filed a complaint against the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging that new requirements imposed on food producers making health-related claims exceeded the agency's authority, FTC filed a complaint charging the pomegranate juice maker with "making false and unsubstantiated claims that their products will prevent or treat heart disease, prostate cancer, and erectile dysfunction."