ASRC Press Releases

DraftKings Commits to Discontinue Challenged Claims for Fantasy Sport Site

DraftKings, Inc., a fantasy sports website, has notified NAD that it will permanently discontinue claims that the site is the “#1” destination for daily fantasy sports on the Internet, as well as claims that it is “the industry leader” in daily fantasy sports.

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NAD Recommends RB Discontinue Certain Claims for Mucinex Products, Company to Appeal

NAD has recommended that Reckitt Benckiser LLC discontinue certain advertising claims for the company’s Mucinex and Maximum Strength Mucinex chest congestion relievers, including claims that “Only Mucinex has a bi-layer tablet. One side starts fast in 8 minutes. The other side keeps on working for 12 hours.” RB has said it will appeal NAD’s findings to NARB.

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NAD Finds Gerber Can Support Certain Claims Challenged by Nurture, Inc., Recommends Company Modify Claim for ‘Good Start Gentle Formula’

NAD found that Gerber Products Company could support advertising claims made on product packaging and in website advertising that various Gerber baby and toddler food products were a “good” or “excellent” source of certain nutrients. NAD recommended the company modify a claim made for Gerber Good Start Gentle Formula.

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NARB Panel Recommends BP Lubricants Discontinue ‘Stronger’ Claims Based on Company’s ‘Torture’ Test

NARB has recommended that BP Lubricants USA, Inc., discontinue challenged “stronger” claims, made for the company’s Castrol EDGE motor oil, that were based on a “torture test” that did not measure “strength” under normal driving conditions.

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NAD Recommends Pursuit of Research Discontinue All Challenged Claims for Supplement Marketed as ‘Cures’ for Brain Injury, ADHD, Autism

NAD has recommended that Pursuit of Research, LLC, discontinue all challenged claims for the company’s Nutriiveda dietary supplements, which are marketed as “cures” for conditions that include attention deficit disorder, apraxia, autism, diabetes, dyspraxia, seizures, traumatic brain injury and stroke. The advertiser said it will appeal NAD’s decision to NARB.

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ASRC President Testifies on Weight-Loss Products Before Senate Commerce Subcommittee

Lee Peeler, President and CEO, testified Tuesday, June 17, before a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing on "Protecting Consumers from False and Deceptive Advertising of Weight-Loss Products."

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