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Does "100% Natural" Always Mean That The Product Is All Natural?
Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety sued chicken manufacturer Sanderson Farms over advertising claims that its chicken is "100% natural."
United States
12 Dec 2018
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AGs Bring Multistate Action Against Harris Jewelry
The Attorneys General of fourteen states filed a lawsuit against jewelry store chain Harris Jewelry, alleging that the company engaged in false and deceptive acts and illegal lending in connection with the financing...
United States
2 Nov 2018
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What's Puffery When Advertising Dog Treats?
IMS Pet Industries makes duck jerky dog treats. When a woman's dog got sick after eating the treats, she sued, alleging that IMS made various misrepresentations in the packaging and marketing of the treats.
United States
25 Sep 2018
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Building A Better Mousetrap? Better Have Proof
What is some great evidence to submit in a lawsuit alleging that a company's pest repeller product doesn't actually work?
United States
11 Sep 2018
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Is There False Advertising, Even If The Buyer Paid A Fair Price?
The website operates as an online consignment store where people can buy and sell jewelry and other items.
United States
24 Jun 2018
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FTC Nominees Approved By Senate Committee
On Wednesday, the Senate Commerce Committee approved President Trump's four nominees to the Federal Trade Commission.
United States
6 Mar 2018
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Walmart Sued Over Egg Claims
Walmart was sued this week in federal court in California over claims that it misled consumers about the source of its Organic Marketside brand of eggs.
United States
26 Feb 2018
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Court Dismisses "Organic" Labeling Lawsuit
This week, a federal court dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Organic Consumers Association ("OCA") against Hain Celestial Group Inc. that alleged that Hain ...
United States
26 Feb 2018
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What Does An FTC Violation Cost In 2018?
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") just announced what the new maximum civil penalty is for violations of FTC consent orders and rules. It's a whopping $41,484!
United States
22 Feb 2018
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What Are "Ancient Grains"?
A lawsuit was recently filed alleging that Majans America misled consumers by marketing its snacks as "Ancient Grain Twists."
United States
22 Feb 2018
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NYC DCA Settles Charges Over Use Of Promo Codes
In December, the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs ("DCA") entered into a settlement with Brooklinen, a bedding company.
United States
22 Feb 2018
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"Buy Now, Pay Later" Doesn't Mean "Buy Now, Pay MORE Later"
Canada's Competition Bureau announced that it has reached a settlement with two furniture retailers over allegations that they misled consumers about their "buy now, pay later" promotions.
United States
21 Feb 2018
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Proposed Class Action Over "Real Butter" Claim
A consumer just brought a proposed class action against Schwan's Co., the maker of Mrs. Smith's pies, alleging that its "real butter" claim was misleading.
United States
21 Feb 2018
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FTC Releases FAQs On CIDs
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") released FAQs for small businesses on what to do when you have received a Civil Investigative Demand from the FTC.
United States
20 Feb 2018
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FTC Touts Its 2017 Accomplishments
FTC Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen just released a summary of the FTC's major accomplishments over the last year.
United States
20 Feb 2018
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Advertising Only The Highest-Priced Concert Tickets Isn't False Advertising
UA had argued that Ticketmaster deceived the public by leading them to believe that no lower-priced tickets were available for the show.
United States
20 Feb 2018
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Nominee For FTC Chairman Testifies Before Senate Commerce Committee
He also emphasized that "the FTC is all about protecting and improving consumer welfare."
United States
19 Feb 2018
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New York Says It Will Step In To Protect Consumers In The Financial Services Market
Citing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's "troublesome policy shift away from consumer protection," New York State Department of Financial Services ("DFS") ...
United States
19 Feb 2018
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FTC's "Top Ten" Year In Review
The FTC's Lesley Fair wrapped up the year on the FTC blog with her own top ten list. Only time will tell whether these will be the areas of focus once a new commission is in place, but here they are ...
United States
19 Feb 2018
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Enforcement Of DAA's Enhanced Notice Provisions For Video Ads To Begin On April 1st
The Online Interest-Based Advertising Accountability Program recently announced that it will begin enforcement of the enhanced notice requirements of the Digital Advertising Alliance Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Interest-Based Advertising for video ads in mobile and desktop environments. Enforcement will begin on April 1, 2018
United States
15 Feb 2018
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