Tag: false advertising

February 3, 2011

Middlemen Run Afoul of FTC Suspicions

Brokers, middlemen, and intermediaries serve an economic purpose: to put people who want a product or service in touch with a product maker or service provider. Real estate brokers help us buy and sell homes; mortgage brokers help us find lenders for our home purchases; manufacturing reps help get new products on our grocery shelves,… Read More

January 31, 2011

FTC Advertising Crackdown Provides Food for Thought

The Federal Trade Commission has been clamping down on several major food companies regarding health claims in their advertising.  Iovate Health Sciences USA and Nestle S.A. subsidiary, Nestle Healthcare Nutrition, Inc., were the first to come under FTC fire, both entering into settlement agreements last summer.  Dannon Company, Inc. and POM Wonderful LLC were next. … Read More

January 28, 2011

Ifrah Law’s Semi-monthly Blog Wrap-up, January 15-31

This is the first of a regular series of posts that summarize and wrap up our latest thoughts that have appeared recently on Ifrah Law’s two blogs. 1. Can Police Read a Suspect’s Text Messages Without a Warrant? What happens when the usual rules of search and seizure collide with the new world of information… Read More

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