SlimFast’s ‘Clinically Proven’ Weight-Loss Claims
Recent inquiry takes aim at company’s “clinically proven” weight-loss claims, with a somewhat surprising result.
Allegations: Falsely marketing products that products are natural and contain more calories than advertised
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing the product as having “Zero Added Sugar”
Allegations: Falsely marketing that foods do not contain any genetically modified ingredients (GMOs)
Allegations: Falsely marketing that products are “clinically proven” to help consumers “lose weight & keep it off” when scientific evidence does not support such claims
In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Glanbia Performance Nutrition for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the flavoring ingredient in ThinkThin and Think! oatmeal cups and packets is vanilla…