CARU Press Releases

CARU Recommends Harlem Globetrotters Modify Website Better Comply with CARU Guidelines; Company Agrees to Do So

Harlem Globetrotters Inc., operator of HarlemGlobetrotters.com, said it will revise age-screening practices to comply with CARU guidelines.

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CARU Recommends Fantage Modify Website Better Comply with CARU Guidelines; Company Agrees to Do So

Fantage, operator of Fantage.com, a virtual world for children and young teens, said it will revise age-screening practices to comply with CARU guidelines.

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CARU Recommends Hasbro Modify Advertising for ‘Inquisitor Lightsaber’ to Better Assure Viewers Understand Product’s Capabilities

CARU has recommended that Hasbro, Inc., modify broadcast advertising for the company’s “Star Wars Inquisitor Lightsaber” to better assure that child viewers understand the toy does not light up.

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CARU Recommends Mattel Modify TV Advertising for ‘Sofia the First Royal Prep Academy’ to Better Disclose What Comes with Initial Purchase

CARU has recommended that Mattel, Inc., modify broadcast advertising for the company’s “Sofia The First Royal Prep Academy” playset to more clearly disclose the toys included with the initial purchase of the product.

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CARU Reviews Ads for Maya ‘Orbeez Body Spa,’ Recommends Advertiser Discontinue ‘Stress-Relief’ Claim

CARU has recommended that the Maya Group, Inc., discontinue stress-reduction claims for Orbeez Body Spa. The company has agreed to do so.

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CARU Recommends McDonald’s Modify Adverting to Focus on Product, Not Premium

CARU has recommended that McDonald’s take care to assure in future advertising directed to children that commercials focus on the advertised food product and not on the premium.

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