ASRC Press Releases

Viacom International to Review Privacy Policy for Spanish-Language ‘Mundonick’ Following CARU Inquiry

Viacom International Media Networks, operator of the Spanish-language website Mundonick, said it would review the sites privacy policy, following an inquiry from CARU.

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ERSP Refers Advertising for Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy to FTC After Marketer Declines to Participate in ERSP Inquiry

ERSP will refer direct response advertising for Nick Vertucci Real Estate Academy to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the marketer, The Nick Vertucci Companies, Inc., respectfully declined to participate in an ERSP inquiry.

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ERSP Recommends Obesity Research Institute Modify, Discontinue Certain Claims for Lipozene

ERSP has recommended that Obesity Research Institute, LLC, modify or discontinue certain advertising claims for Lipozene, a weight loss supplement.

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NAD Recommends Verizon Better Disclose Basis for Certain Claims following Cablevision Challenge

The NAD has recommended that Verizon Communications, Inc., modify certain advertising claims, including claims that are based on PC Magazine surveys, to better disclose the basis for the claims.

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NAD Finds P&G Can Support Certain Claims for Olay ‘Ultra Moisture Body Wash,’ But Recommends Company Discontinue ‘Lotion’ Claims

The NAD has determined that The Procter & Gamble Company can support claims that Olay Ultra Moisture Body Wash leaves more moisturizer on the skin than Dove Deep Moisture, a competing product made by Unilever United States, Inc.

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NAD Recommends Chobani Discontinue ‘Farmland’ Yogurt Commercial, Modify Facebook Ads

The NAD has recommended that Chobani, Inc., discontinue its “Farmland” commercials, the centerpiece of the company’s campaign to promote its “Simply 100” Greek yogurt, and modify certain online adverting. NAD noted, however, that the advertiser was entitled to promote its use of natural sweeteners as compared with the artificial sweeteners used by certain other yogurt brands.

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