Risking FTC Scrutiny, Direct Seller Ignores Industry Self-Regulation Group On COVID-19 Claims
Direct seller Flavon USA is referred to FTC after it failed to respond to repeated outreach by Direct Selling Self-Regulatory Council over claims its supplements treat coronavirus. The watchdog asked for substantiation of claims suggesting products also could tumors and diabetes.
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