The Federal Trade Commission sued Bayer last year, alleging the company improperly claimed that the company's Colon Health helps lessen occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas and bloating. But U.S. District Judge Jose Linares disagreed.
From the tone and contents of the FTC's remarks, it seems unlikely that the commission will relax its regulation of OTC homeopathic product advertising.
Iowa Select Herbs is recalling products a variety of adulterated, misbranded herbal extracts after the FDA and Department of Justice sued the company in July.
Environmental seals and certifications can inadvertently deceive consumers by conveying more than a marketer intends. The FTC has warned several companies about seals that might not comply with its guidelines.
The agency correctly focused on the risk and not the technicalities, says Council for Responsible Nutrition President Steve Mister.