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New York Attorney General Hits Dollar Stores For Selling Expired And Obsolete Products
Following the Vermont AG's settlement with Dollar General in June, New York Attorney General Leticia James has just announced that the discount chains Dollar General, Dollar Tree, and Family Dollar will now pay $1.2 million ...
United States
29 Aug 2019
NAD Referral To FTC Ends With Discontinuance Of Claims: Correlation Or Causation?
Back in March 2018, NAD referred advertising claims made by Implus, LCC, for the company's Airplus line of shoe insoles to the FTC and the FDA
United States
27 Aug 2019
When Is A Cosmetic A Drug?
This case concerns plaintiff's purchase of a $10 bottle of Nivea "Skin Firm­ing Hydration Body Lotion."
United States
16 Jul 2019
NAD Wades Into FDA Waters To Evaluate No Sugar Added Claim For Oatmilk
At issue was Oatly's claim that its product contains no added sugars.
United States
5 Jul 2019
FDA And FTC Send Joint Warning Letters To Companies For Non-Compliant Influencer Posts
The FTC and the FDA announced today that they jointly sent warning letters to four companies that market flavored e-liquid products.
United States
11 Jun 2019
You Say Marzano, I Say...
Cento Fine Foods, the largest seller of San Marzano tomatoes in the U.S., has been hit with two lawsuits alleging that their canned tomatoes are not what they purport to be.
United States
30 May 2019
Et Tu Utz? "Natural" Potato Chips No More
I confess that I have a weakness for potato chips.
United States
9 May 2019
Is "Favorite" A Claim Or Puffery?
Riviana Foods, maker of Ronzoni brand pasta, challenged claims by Goya Foods, maker of Excelsior brand pasta, at NAD.
United States
17 Apr 2019
Culture Wars: Likelihood Of Success But No Irreparable Injury
In a decision just issued in the SDNY, the Court has denied Dannon's motion for a preliminary injunction enjoining Chobani's from advertising that Chobani's kids' drinkable yogurt product.
United States
1 Feb 2019
A Trail Of Breadcrumbs...To The Tribunal
You know that any decision that begins with the following sentence is not going to end well for the defendant food manufacturer:
United States
9 Jan 2019
What's In A Name?
Two food cases caught my eye this week and got me thinking about all the litigation around food labels and product names and what they communicate to a reasonable consumer.
United States
4 Jan 2019
One Fish, Two Fish, Bait & Switch Fish
The Office of the New York Attorney General has just issued a report, "Fishy Business," detailing seafood fraud and mislabeling in New York State supermarkets.
United States
26 Dec 2018
Court Awards Six Figures To Model Falsely "Diagnosed" With HIV In Ad Campaign
As reported in an earlier blog post, a model, whose stock photo was used in an New York State ad campaign advocating for the rights of HIV+ people ...
United States
19 Dec 2018
False Advertising Claims Trump Again
As readers of this blog know, I often cover cases that deal with the interplay between regulatory compliance and false advertising.
United States
12 Dec 2018
It's Doctor Recommended! Or Is It?
Two cases this week – one from the FTC and one from NAD – deal, in part, with doctor recommended claims. In the NAD case, the advertiser, Capillus Inc.,
United States
11 Dec 2018
Here Comes The Sun!
The National Advertising Division (NAD) has issued two decisions recently concerning advertising for dietary supplements that purport to provide skin protection benefits against the sun.
United States
5 Dec 2018
Sports Drink Ads Sent To FTC
There's a long tradition of upstart brands taking on established brands in their advertising: it's a way of getting attention and of trying to simultaneously show both similarit...
United States
26 Nov 2018
Health In A Bottle
Sometimes you see an ad and you think "No! That can't possibly be real!"
United States
14 Nov 2018
Where's The Beef?
MusclePharm produces a line of nutritional supplements, including the "Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Mass" supplement.
United States
19 Oct 2018
Sip This!
Oh, this is a fun one. This past weekend, the Long Island based brewery, Blue Point Brewing Company, ran a full-page ad in the New York Times advocating the passage of a federal law to make Election
United States
17 Oct 2018
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