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- News Bits. // Network World;3/29/2004, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p6
This article presents news updates related to the computer industry as of March 29, 2004. After being slapped with a record $611 million fine by the European Commission for violating European Union (EU) anti-trust laws, Microsoft Corp. said it would appeal the ruling, a process that could take...
- 4 Diet Pills Cited for Deceptive Marketing. // Environmental Nutrition;Mar2007, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p3
The article reports on the settlement of the case filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against marketers of four diet pills allegedly claiming for unsubstantiated weight-loss and disease prevention. The advertising companies which marketed the diet pills, Xenadrine, EFX, CortiSlim,...
- Radiation protection firms settle FTC charges. // RCR Wireless News;8/11/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 32, p11
Reports on the move of Safety Cell Inc. and Rhino International Inc., which marketed and sold fake cellular phone radiation protection patches to settle the lawsuits filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Requirements under the settlements.
- REEBOK SETTLES U.S. CHARGES OVER TONING SHOE CLAIMS. // SGB;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p10
The article reports that Reebok International Ltd. will refund 25 million dollars to consumers who bought its toning shoes as part of a settlement with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over deceptive advertising. A class-action lawsuit filed against Reebok in U.S. District Court in...
- FTC fines RF blockers. // RCR Wireless News;11/24/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 47, p9
Highlights the settlement reached by Tecnozone International LLC and Tecnozone America LLC with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission on charges brought against them for claims that their devices blocked harmful radiation from cell phones and other electronic gadgets. Value of the settlement deal;...
- FOR THE RECORD. // Advertising Age;10/3/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 42, p41
Presents an update on the advertising industry in the U.S. as of October 1994. Support of former Brazilian Finance Minister Fernando Henrique Cardoso, candidate of the Social Democrats, to the advertising industry; Settlement of American Tobacco Co. with the Federal Trade Commission regarding...
- supplement makers fined for false claims. Lofshult, Diane // IDEA Fitness Journal;Apr2007, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p69
The article discusses the four separate complaints filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against marketers of weight control pills, Xenadrine EFX, CortiSlim, TrimSpa and One-A-Day WeightSmart, for using false claims not supported by competent and reliable scientific evidence. The four...
- FTC prompts Abbott to modify Ensure claims. // Advertising Age;1/6/1997, Vol. 68 Issue 1, p33
The article reports on the settlement reached between Abbott Laboratories and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission regarding advertising claims for the beverage Ensure.
- KFC Plucked Gently. // Multinational Monitor;May/Jun2004, Vol. 25 Issue 5/6, p45
Deals with the settlement agreement between Kentucky Fried Chicken and the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in June 2004. Claims of false advertising by FTC; Remarks from Michael Jacobson, director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest.