ASRC Press Releases

KLF International Says it will Discontinue Claims for ‘Venus Factor Weight Loss’ in Response to NAD Inquiry

KLF International, Inc., maker of the Venus Factor Weight Loss System National, has said it will discontinue the advertising claims that were a focus of an NAD inquiry. Venus Factor also committed to monitor its affiliate marketing so that their advertising remained in compliance with the law.

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CARU Recommends International Playthings Better Disclose Drying Time for ‘Aquabeads’ Product; Company Says it Will Do So

CARU has recommended that International Playthings, the maker of Aquabeads Ultimate Design Studio modify its television advertising to better disclose drying time for the crafting product. The company has agreed to do so.

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CARU Recommends Spiral Toys Modify Broadcast Ad, Modify Privacy Practices; Company Says it Will Do So

CARU has recommended that Spiral Toys, the maker of Cloud Pets plush toys and operator of the attendant Cloud Pet mobile application modify its television advertising to better disclose that batteries are not included with the toy and modify its privacy practices. The company has agreed to do so.

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NAD Refers Advertising for ‘Steuart’s Pain Formula’ To FTC, Following Advertiser’s Failure to Provide Substantiation for Pain-Relief Claims

NAD has referred advertising claims made by Steuart Laboratories, Inc., for its Steuart’s Pain Formula, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for the second time, following the company’s repeated failures to provide substantiation for challenged advertising claims.

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NAD Recommends Bausch & Lomb Discontinue Certain Challenged Claims for Ultra Contact Lenses Following Challenge by J&J Vision Care

NAD has determined that Bausch & Lomb Incorporated can support advertising claims that promote the presence of polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP), a long-chain polymer with a high molecular weight that attracts and maintains moisture, in the company’s Ultra contact lenses with MoistureSeal Technology.

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NARB Recommends Clarion Brands Modify, Discontinue Claims That Dietary Supplement ‘Lipo-Flavonoid Plus’ Substantially Reduces, Eliminates Tinnitus

A five-member panel of NARB has recommended that Clarion Brands LLC modify or discontinue certain claims for the company’s Lipo-Flavonoid Plus dietary supplement, including claims made through testimonials, that state or imply that the product substantially reduces or eliminates tinnitus and the symptoms of Ménière’s Disease, a disorder of the inner ear.

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