Family Business Making Cancer, HIV Claims Sent To FTC Time-Out
This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet
FTC and supplement marketer NextGen Nutritionals reach a $1.3m settlement over claims the firm made for products including hoodia. The order stipulates the firm discontinue making “gut-check” claims and using false testimonials and certification seals.
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