The Federal Trade Commission will host a press conference to announce: the release of its weight loss advertising report; a law enforcement action against a Canadian-based company targeting U.S. citizens with purported weight-loss products; and a workshop scheduled for November to explore issues relating to the advertising of weight-loss products.
An EMBARGOED copy of the Commission's Weight Loss Advertising Report is available to reporters as of 1:00 p.m. (EST), Monday, September 16, 2002. To obtain a copy of the report at that time, please call 202-326-2182 or e-mail email@example.com.
|Where||FTC Headquarters Building
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Room 432
Washington, D.C. 20580
Timothy J. Muris, Chairman
Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona
Dr. George L. Blackburn
Reporters unable to attend can access the press conference by calling 1-800-955-9331; Chair-person: Bruce Jennings; conference number 13694961. The lines will open at 10:30 a.m.
|When:||Tuesday September 17, 2002
11:00 a.m. (EST)
Cathy MacFarlane or Brenda Mack
CALL-IN LINES ARE FOR PRESS ONLY