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22.5 million dollar judgment in Hoodia Weight Loss Case

November 4, 2011 by


As part of its ongoing efforts to stop bogus health claims, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges brought against three people and two companies for deceptively advertising a supposed weight-loss supplement ingredient. One defendant is banned from making any weight-loss claims related to foods, drugs, or dietary supplements and must turn over a vacation home […]

Semen-Tainted Yogurt Culprit Pleads Guilty

October 7, 2011 by


A grocery store worker accused of handing out a semen-tainted yogurt sample at an Albuquerque, New Mexico market pleaded guilty recently, according to the Huffington Post. Under terms of his plea agreement, Anthony Garcia admitted he tainted a sample of the yogurt he was handing out at Sunflower Market in January. He also admitted putting […]

Hot dog wars – Sara Lee vs. Kraft

August 15, 2011 by


Sara Lee, Kraft Head To Court Over Hot Dogs by: MICHAEL TARM CHICAGO (AP) — The nation’s two largest hot dog makers are taking their legal beefs Monday to federal court in Chicago, where a judge will determine whether Oscar Mayer or Ball Park franks broke false-advertising laws in their efforts to become top dog, […]