ASRC Press Releases

NAD Recommends Cerebral Success Discontinue Certain Claims for SmartX Dietary Supplement

The NAD has recommended that Cerebral Success, maker of the dietary supplement “SmartX,” discontinue a wide range of claims challenged by the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN).

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NAD Finds Hill’s Pet Nutrition Violated NAD/NARB Procedures in Outreach Campaign to Bloggers

The National Advertising Division (NAD) has determined that Hill’s Pet Nutrition violated the procedures that govern the advertising industry’s system of self-regulation by seeking to use for promotional purposes decisions reached by the NAD and the National Advertising Review Board (NARB).

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NAD Recommends P&G Discontinue Certain Claims for ‘Olay Sensitive Body Wash’ Following Unilever Challenge

The NAD has recommended that The Procter & Gamble Company, the maker of Olay Sensitive Body Wash, discontinue claims that convey the unsupported message that Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash, a competing product made Unilever United States, Inc., is “harsh.” Further, NAD recommended that P&G modify claims that Dove Sensitive Skin Body Wash can dry one’s skin over time.

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NAD Recommends Virtua Health System Discontinue Challenged Claims for ‘Quad-Sparing’ Knee Replacement Surgery

The NAD has recommended that Virtua Health System discontinue certain advertising claims for the hospital chain’s minimally invasive, “quad-sparing” knee-replacement surgery.

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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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