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Case Status
Federal Trade Commission, Plaintiff, v. Truly Organic Inc., a corporation, and Maxx Harley Appelman, also known as Maxx Harley, Defendants.
FTC Matter/File Number
192 3077
Civil Action Number
Federal Court
Southern District of Florida

Case Summary

Miami Beach-based retailer Truly Organic Inc. (Truly Organic) and its founder and CEO, Maxx Harley Appelman, will pay $1.76 million to settle a FTC complaint alleging that their nationally marketed bath and beauty products are neither “100% organic” nor “certified organic” by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).