Nutrition Council Backs FTC Dissent On Health Ad Standard

Law360, Chicago (February 5, 2014, 6:26 PM EST) -- The top trade association for the dietary supplement industry on Monday balked at the Federal Trade Commission's recent settlement requiring a pair of marketers to back up their health benefit claims with two studies, agreeing with a dissenting commissioner that the deal places an onerous burden on advertisers.

In comments submitted to the agency, the Council for Responsible Nutrition said Federal Trade Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen hit the nail on the head when she objected to the deal with GeneLink Inc. and Foru International Corp. as setting...
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