ASRC Press Releases

NAD Recommends Institute for Vibrant Living Discontinue Joint-Pain Claims for ‘Alleviate’ Supplement

NAD has recommended that the Institute for Vibrant Living discontinue a wide range of express claims and testimonials for the company’s Alleviate dietary supplements.

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NAD Recommends TyraTech Discontinue Performance, Efficacy Claims for ‘Vamousse’ Lice Treatments, Finds Company Can Support ‘Pesticide-Free’ Claim

NAD has recommended that TyraTech, Inc. discontinue challenged performance and efficacy claims for the company’s homeopathic Vamousse Lice Treatment and Prevention products, including the claim that its lice treatment product “Kills 100% of lice and eggs in 15 minutes.” NAD determined, however, that advertiser provided a reasonable basis for its “pesticide free” and “No Synthetic Pesticides” claims.

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CARU Recommends Harlem Globetrotters Modify Website Better Comply with CARU Guidelines; Company Agrees to Do So

Harlem Globetrotters Inc., operator of HarlemGlobetrotters.com, said it will revise age-screening practices to comply with CARU guidelines.

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CARU Recommends Fantage Modify Website Better Comply with CARU Guidelines; Company Agrees to Do So

Fantage, operator of Fantage.com, a virtual world for children and young teens, said it will revise age-screening practices to comply with CARU guidelines.

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NAD Recommends Cosmederm Bioscience Discontinue Challenged Claims for TriCalm Anti-Itch Product; Company to Appeal

NAD has recommended that Cosmederm Bioscience, Inc., discontinue advertising claims for the company’s TriCalm over-the-counter (OTC) anti-itch product, following a challenge by Chattem, Inc., the maker of Cortizone-10, an external analgesic formulated with hydrocortisone 1%. Cosmederm has said it will appeal NAD’s decision to the National Advertising Review Board (NARB).

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CARU Recommends Hasbro Modify Advertising for ‘Inquisitor Lightsaber’ to Better Assure Viewers Understand Product’s Capabilities

CARU has recommended that Hasbro, Inc., modify broadcast advertising for the company’s “Star Wars Inquisitor Lightsaber” to better assure that child viewers understand the toy does not light up.

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