ASRC Press Releases

‘EvanTube’ YouTube Channels to Disclose Sponsored Videos as Advertising Following CARU Inquiry

The “EvanTube” YouTube Channels – EvanTubeHD, EvanTubeRAW and EvanTubeGaming – will include, going forward, an audio disclosure before each new sponsored video to assure that child viewers understand that the content they are about to see is advertising. The EvanTube Channels agreed to provide such a disclosure following a review by CARU.

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NAD Recommends American Dream Nutrition Modify, Discontinue Certain Claims for PhytoZon, Finds Advertiser can Support Limited ‘Heart Health’ Benefit Claim

NAD has recommended that American Dream Nutrition, LLC, modify or discontinue certain claims for the company’s PhytoZon Dietary Supplement, although NAD determined that the presence of lutein and lycopene in the product was sufficient to support a “heart health” benefit claim.

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NAD Recommends French’s Food Modify, Discontinue Challenged ‘High-Fructose’ Claims Made in Comparative Context Following Challenge by Heinz

NAD has determined that a television commercial made by French’s Food Company for French’s Ketchup conveyed the unsupported and falsely disparaging message that Heinz original ketchup, a competing ketchup brand made with high-fructose corn syrup, is less healthy or less suitable for consumption than the French’s product.

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Allstar Products Group Says it will Voluntarily Discontinue ‘Power Floss’ Commercial Following CARU Inquiry

Allstar Products Group said it would voluntarily discontinue certain advertising claims for “Dr. Hart’s Power Floss,” following an inquiry from CARU.

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CARU Reviews CEC Chuck E Cheese ‘Golden Ticket’ Promotion, Recommends Company Revise Disclosures in Broadcast, Website Advertising

CARU has recommended that CEC Entertainment revise disclosures associated with its Chuck E Cheese “Golden Ticket” promotion in television and website advertising. The company has agreed to comply with CARU’s recommendations.

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Supplements Maker Legacy Labs Says it will Permanently Discontinue Challenged Claims for ‘Cognitine’ Following NAD Inquiry

Legacy Labs, LLC., the maker of the dietary supplement “Cognitine,” said it will discontinue all challenged advertising claims for the product following an inquiry by NAD.

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