Legal Action

TINA.org fights against deceptive advertising


Actions We've Taken Against Brands and Industries

Regulatory complaints, letters to companies, court filings and comments.

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HelloFresh

HelloFresh

TINA.org found meal-kit company deceptively marketing “free” meals and using ROSCA-violating autorenewal subscriptions.

Electronic Arts (EA)

Electronic Arts (EA)

TINA.org joined coalition urging FTC to investigate video game company’s use of dark patterns and other deceptive marketing tactics.

Roblox

Roblox

TINA.org found metaverse gaming platform rife with deceptive marketing.

Forever Living

Forever Living

TINA.org found aloe vera MLM uses thousands of atypical income claims to lure recruits.

New Balance

New Balance

TINA.org found iconic sneaker company engaged in deceptive Made in USA marketing.

Cîroc

Cîroc

TINA.org found numerous influencers deceptively promoting Diageo’s Cîroc brand on Instagram.

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Areas of concern

Marketing issues on TINA.org's radar

Multilevel Marketing

Multilevel Marketing

TINA.org has taken a multifaceted approach to rein in the plethora of deceptive health and income claims used by MLMs.

Made in the USA

Made in the USA

TINA.org’s efforts to rid the marketplace of deceptive made in the USA claims include complaints against the world’s largest retailer and a successful rulemaking petition to the FTC.

Influencer Marketing

Influencer Marketing

When influencers forget to #ad it — or ignore laws governing advertising disclosures in sponsored posts — TINA.org takes action.

Health Claims

Health Claims

Unsubstantiated health claims are made by many different types of companies, including MLMs, mainstream supplement retailers and even a pillow company.

Negative-Option Offers

Negative-Option Offers

Subscriptions and other types of offers that trap consumers into recurring payments without their consent are against the law.