Advertising and Marketing
FTC Announces Initiative Against Deceptive Claims Made by National Marketers of Fad Weight Loss Products
Type: Press ReleaseWHAT: The Federal Trade Commission will hold a press conference on Tuesday, January 7, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. ET, to announce an initiative against deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. WHO: Jessica Rich, Director, FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection WHEN:
Type: Press ReleaseAn administrator working for the Federal Trade Commission is mailing 316,716 checks averaging $18.74 each to consumers who purchased acai berry supplements, “colon cleansers,” and other products from Phoenix-based Central Coast Nutraceuticals, Inc.
FTC Proposes Revisions to Energy Labeling Rule To Reflect New Energy Department TV Testing Procedure
Type: Press ReleaseThe Federal Trade Commission is proposing changes to its Energy Labeling Rule so that its television testing and reporting requirements conform with a new Department of Energy test procedure published in October.
Type: Press ReleaseAfter reviewing the public comments received on a December 2010 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the caller identification (Caller ID) requirements of the Federal Trade Commission’s Telemarketing Sales Rule (TSR), as well as technical presentations at the FTC’s 2012 Robocall Summit, the...
FTC Approves Final Consent Settling Charges that Marketer of Outdoor Accessories Made False Made-in-the-USA Claims
Type: Press ReleaseFollowing a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order settling charges that a marketer of iPhone accessories, bottle holders, lens cleaners, dog collars, leashes, and other outdoor accessories falsely claimed some of its products were “Made in the U.S.A...
Type: Press Release“We Don’t Serve Teens,” the national campaign to reduce underage drinking developed by the Federal Trade Commission, is reminding parents and other concerned adults that underage alcohol use creates negative health, social, and economic consequences for adolescents, their families, and their...