TITLE

FTC Charges QVC With Making False Claims for Weight-Loss Products

PUB. DATE
May 2004
SOURCE
Response;May2004, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the charge made by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against QVC Inc., a home shopping channel, with making deceptive claims for weight-loss products, thereby violating a June 2000 FTC order. QVC's settlement of the case by promising to substantiate its product claims for For Women Only weight-loss products with scientific evidence; Charges filed against QVC in a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, district court on March 24, 2004, seeking civil penalties, consumer redress and other relief.
ACCESSION #
13044424

 

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