ASRC Press Releases

NAD Refers Advertising for Verizon FiOS to FTC, FCC for Further Review After Advertiser Declines to Respond to Comcast Challenge

NAD has referred advertising claims made by Verizon Communications, Inc., to the FTC and the FCC for further review, after the company declined to participate in a proceeding before NAD.

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NARB Recommends Reckitt Benckiser Modify Product Packaging, Disclose Basis for ‘#1 Recommended’ Claim

A panel of NARB has recommended that Reckitt Benckiser LLC modify product packaging for its Finish brand dishwasher detergent and more clearly disclose to consumers the basis for dishwasher manufacturer recommendations that support Reckitt Benckiser’s “#1 World’s Recommended Brand” claim.

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Ontel Discontinues Certain Claims for Dream Tents Following CARU Inquiry

CARU has recommended that Ontel Products discontinue broadcast advertising for the company’s “Dream Tents,” to avoid stating that the product helps alleviate childhood fears of the dark and encourages more restful sleep. The company has done so.

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NAD Finds Presence of Baby ‘Experts’ in Prego Commercial to be Puffery; Recommends Campbell Modify Ad to Better Disclose Basis of Comparison

NAD has recommended that Campbell Soup Company modify broadcast advertising that features babies eating pasta to better disclose that the claim “even Ragu users prefer the taste of Prego Traditional 2-to-1,” is based on a comparison with Ragu Old World Style Traditional.

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NARB Refers Rust-Oleum to FTC After Company Fails to Comply with Panel’s Recommendation

NARB has referred advertising claims made by Rust-Oleum Corporation to the FTC for further examination, after a determining the company has not complied with NARB’s recommendation to discontinue use of “2X” as part of the Painter’s Touch Ultra Cover product name.

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Tiny Piece Changes App Ratings, Adds Privacy Policy to Website Following CARU Inquiry

Tiny Piece, which operates the website 6677g.com and the mobile application Baby Pet Vet Doctor, has changed the way the app is presented in the app store and removed the children's area from its website,” following an inquiry by CARU.

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