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22.5 million dollar judgment in Hoodia Weight Loss Case

November 4, 2011 by

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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

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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

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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, […]