FTC Pulls Curtain On Latest Initiative Against Bogus Weight Loss Claims
Agency based new website to help consumers identify false weight loss claims not on recent enforcement, but on previous investigations, including a 2011 complaint. "Those claims are lies," says official announcing website's launch.
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