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Advocacy group urges federal agencies to investigate what they call deceptive “diet” claims.
By diet they mean cleansing and by cleansing they mean pooping.
Between February and July 2019, multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Hill’s Pet Nutrition for allegedly misleadingly representing that several varieties of Hill’s® Science Diet® and Prescription Diet® canned dog…
Spotting a keto diet pill scam is not hard if you know what to look for.
December 2019: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision in the Becerra case concluding that reasonable consumers would not think that the word “Diet” in the…
March 2019: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s dismissal concluding that the plaintiffs cannot plausibly allege that the use of the word diet is misleading. June…
As heard on SiriusXM radio: Says the ad: “You’ll burn fat, control your appetite, and get an energy surge like never before. If you want to lose 10, 20,…
March 2018: The named plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the February 2018 decision to dismiss the case. February 2018: A federal judge granted Coca-Cola’s motion to dismiss concluding…
August 2019: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of this case finding, among other things, that the complaint included enough details to meet the pleading requirements for…
In October 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Coca-Cola for allegedly making consumers believe that Diet Coke will assist weight loss and management by misleadingly marketing the soda as…
Here’s the skinny on what diet ads can no longer say in the UK.
First reaction: totally gross. Second reaction: hello Photoshop!
Allegations: False natural claims
Move over before-and-after shots. Advertisers are now creating what appear to be legitimate news sites to shill bogus diet products. Claiming that weight loss supplements (A magical fruit that is…
March 2015: A federal judge granted Pepsico’s motion to dismiss this lawsuit finding, among other things, that the plaintiffs did not sufficiently plead causation and injury. The judge dismissed the…
P&J Trading is conducting a voluntary recall of Slimdia Revolution, a line of diet supplements. The supplements contain an ingredient called Sibutramine, which is an FDA-approved appetite suppressant to treat…
January 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2013: A federal…
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