ASRC Press Releases

NAD Refers Advertising for NexGrill ‘Evolution Infrared Plus Grill’ to FTC After Advertiser Fails to Fully Respond to NAD Inquiry

The NAD has referred advertising claims made by NexGrill Industries to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) after the company failed to fully respond to an NAD inquiry into claims made for its “Evolution Infrared Plus” grill. NAD’s procedures require advertisers to state in writing at the close of a case whether they intend to comply with NAD’s recommendations or appeal NAD’s findings.

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CARU Recommends Kellogg Revise Product Packaging for ‘Fruit Flavored Snacks,’ Company Agrees to Do So

CARU has recommended that the Kellogg Company revise product packaging for the Kellogg’s Fruit Flavored Snacks featuring cartoon characters from popular children’s film and television shows.

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NAD Recommends Mars Modify Certain Claims for CocoaVia Cocoa Extract

The NAD has recommended that Mars Incorporated modify certain advertising claims for the company’s CocoaVia Cocoa Extract dietary supplement.

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NAD Finds Trampoline Maker’s ‘Review Site’ Misleading, Recommends JumpSport Discontinue Performance, Ratings Claims

NAD has recommended that JumpSport, Inc., a maker of trampolines and the operator of the website TrampolineSafety.com, discontinue the site’s editorial format. NAD found that the site, owned by JumpSport, is inherently misleading, given that it does not effectively disclose JumpSport’s material connection. NAD further recommended that the company discontinue certain performance and safety claims. The claims at issue in this case were challenged before NAD by Vuly Trampolines Pty. Ltd., a competing maker of trampolines.

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NAD Recommends Comcast Discontinue ‘Fastest Internet’ Claims, ‘Fastest … In-Home Wi-Fi’ Claims in Certain Contexts; Comcast to Appeal

NAD has recommended that Comcast Communications, Inc., discontinue certain claims for the company’s XFINITY service, including claims XFINITY “delivers the fastest internet in America,” and the “fastest, most reliable in-home WiFi,” as it appears in certain contexts. Comcast said it will appeal NAD’s decision to the National Advertising Review Board.

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Supplements Maker Moon Juice Says it Will Permanently Discontinue Claims for Moon Juice ‘Brain Dust,’ ‘Action Dust’ Following NAD Inquiry

Moon Juice, the maker of the dietary supplements “Brain Dust” and “Action Dust,” said it discontinue claims for the supplements following an inquiry by the National Advertising Division.

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