Firms Should Keep Claim-Substantiation Documents Ready For Review – FTC
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
A consent-order requirement that dietary supplement firms Martek and i-Health retain and make available for inspection all supporting documents for claims substantiation should be a best practice for consumer-product firms making health claims, an FTC lawyer suggests. The agency likely will dig deeper into underlying statistical analyses of studies than the peer-review panels of journals.
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