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Genetic Testing Is On FTC's Radar

Law360 (April 18, 2019, 3:10 PM EDT) -- On March 21, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission published a post on its business blog addressing companies involved in the sale of genetic testing kits. While not constituting formal guidance, the blog post provides valuable insight as to the FTC’s current thinking with respect to how companies involved in direct to consumer genetic testing can avoid engaging in unfair or deceptive trade practices.

This advice follows an FTC publication in February of 2018 addressed to consumers, also regarding DTC genetic tests. The fact that the FTC has again published guidance in this area is some indication that the agency is closely...

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