Announced Actions for February 27, 2001

Consent agreement given final approval:

For Your Information

Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final a consent order regarding the following and forwarded letters to two commentors of record: Philip Morris Co. Inc. and Nabisco Holdings Corp. The Commission vote to finalize the consent agreement was 5-0. (FTC File No. 001-0215, Docket No. C3987; staff contact is Joseph Brownman, Bureau of Competition, 202-326-2605; see press release dated December 7, 2000.)

Copies of the documents mentioned in this release are available from the FTC's Web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them. To file a complaint, or to get free information on any of 150 consumer topics, call toll-free, 1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357), or use the complaint form. The FTC enters Internet, telemarketing and other fraud-related complaints into Consumer Sentinel, a secure, online database available to hundreds of civil and criminal law enforcement agencies worldwide.

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