FTC Takes Aim At Bedbug Remedy Cos. Over Ads

Law360, New York (September 10, 2012, 7:36 PM EDT) -- The Federal Trade Commission has filed deceptive advertising claims against two bedbug remedy companies that have allegedly failed to prove their claims of preventing and eliminating infestations by using natural ingredients such as cinnamon and cedar oil, the agency said Monday.

The FTC said in one of the two cases, RMB Group LLC and its principals have agreed to settle the allegations relating to the company's “Rest Easy” bedbug products. In the second case against Cedarcide Industries Inc. and others challenging their marketing of “Best Yet!”...
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