WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has set its sites on three companies that sell dietary supplements and other health-related products, alleging the companies may be using false claims not supported by scientific evidence.
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WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced May 1 that, in conjunction with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), it has issued a warning letter to 13 companies in the e-cigarette business.
NEW YORK (Legal Newsline) – Homeopathic teething remedy makers and sellers Hyland’s, Standard Homeopathic, CVS Pharmacy and Target asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to dismiss a consumer class action lawsuit filed against them on Sept. 15.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A group of pharmaceutical manufacturers and sellers has moved to dismiss a class action suit filed by a consumer who alleges prescription opioids were fraudulently marketed.
Bottled water company, citing letter from state drinking water program, seeks to dismiss proposed class action
Defendant Nestle Waters North America Inc., based in Stamford, Conn., filed its motion in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut Oct. 6.
Two motions have been filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in a matter between the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and two independent science groups over the alleged lack of enforcement in providing consumers with nutritional facts at food establishments.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A cosmetics company at the center of a class action lawsuit has requested the court hold off on a decision until the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines the term "natural."
SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The number of slack-fill complaints are sharply on the rise, triggered by new, sweeping Food and Drug Administration regulations aimed at protecting consumers from product manufacturers.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it does not approve food labels before they are put on the market.
Increased consumer interest and more plaintiff-friendly consumer statutes and consumer-friendly courts also have contributed to the increase in filings since 2008.
CLAYTON, Mo. (Legal Newsline) -- Is at a matter of "more is less" or "what you see is what you get?"
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) — Following the Federal Drug Administration’s May ruling on the use of term evaporated cane juice (ECJ) on products, courts will begin hearing lawsuits involving over the ingredient.
SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- General Mills has written off a lawsuit brought by two individuals who filed a class action lawsuit, accusing the company of promoting its cereals as healthy and nutritious while loading them up with sugar.
A California federal judge denied most, but not all, of motions to dismiss and strike a proposed class action lawsuit on Aug. 12 that claimed Nature's Way falsely labeled and advertised its coconut oil as healthy.
Plaintiff John R. MacLean filed his lawsuit against defendants Arentz Law Group and The Johnston Law Group in Texas federal court last week. He contends the firms are ignoring laws on soliciting clients.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently weighed in on food companies that listed evaporated cane juice as an ingredient in their products.
ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The question of supervisory liability was recently raised in an appeals court case concerning salmonella in eggs.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new rules regarding the nutrition fact panels on all food products sold in the U.S.
SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is re-evaluating the meaning of the term "healthy" for use on food labels.