HBW Insight is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Increased Enforcement On Functional Foods Triggers Class Action Risk

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Functional foods increasingly are vulnerable to costly class action lawsuits as regulators crack down on advertising claims in this previously oft-ignored category.

You may also be interested in...

Dannon's FTC Settlement Requires FDA Approval For Cold/Flu Immunity Claims

The Dannon Co. will drop "exaggerated" health claims for two yogurt products, including claims in advertising with actress Jamie Lee Curtis, under a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

FTC To Tailor Claim Substantiation Requirements To Each Case

The Federal Trade Commission shifts away from "vanilla orders" and will issue more specific requirements in settlements with firms to provide clear guidance on compliance, advertising practices official Richard Cleland says.

FTC's First Probiotic Claims Case Emphasizes Need For Well-Designed Studies

The Federal Trade Commission delivers on a promise to scrutinize advertising for probiotics with a settlement resolving allegations that Nestle HealthCare Nutrition overstated the benefits of BOOST Kid Essentials

Related Content





Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts