Industry Roundup: Warning Letters, DXM Bill, Nutrition Label Update
This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet
DXM age-restriction bill in Senate; Mosquito band marketer settles with FTC; and more news in brief.
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FTC proposes settlements with marketing and public relations firm Creaxion and Inside Publications over regulatory violations in advertising for Fit Organic Mosquito Repellent including failing to disclose US Olympic gymnasts as paid social medial endorsers and misrepresenting that paid commercial ads are opinions from an independent or objective publishers or sources.
US House legislation banning the sale of DXM OTCs to consumers under age 18 likely stands the same chance right now as previous versions that have failed, but CHPA expects an increasing number of state laws could spur future action.