- The FDA and FTC issued joint warning letters to seven companies for selling fraudulent COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019) products. The warning letters were sent to Vital Silver, Quinessence Aromatherapy
- While the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the primary regulatory authority for food, dietary supplements, cosmetics, tobacco products, and other related products, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) regulates advertising
- On October 10, the FDA and FTC sent a joint warning letter to Rooted Apothecary LLC for illegally selling unapproved drug products containing cannabidiol (CBD) online with unsubstantiated claims that
- CBD-infused products continue to flood the market as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) explores additional regulatory pathways for hemp products containing cannabidiol (CBD). Currently, under the Federal Food,
- FDA has joined the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in issuing warning letters to 13 companies that market nicotine-containing e-liquids in packaging that has the appearance of being foods that appeal
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has filed a complaint with the FTC against a national egg marketer alleging false animal welfare advertising.
- Animal raising claims, such as
The organic industry, led by the Organic Trade Association, has called for federal policies to ensure “organic” always means “organic”.
- Organic production in the U.S. is regulated by the U.S.
The continued uptick in “Natural” and “Organic” claims combined with increased consumer confusion concerns may result in new and strengthened federal regulations. (subscription to Bloomberg BNA required)
- Foods sporting “natural”
- In the dietary supplement advertising area, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) takes enforcement action where companies lack “competent