Results for "Uncle Ben"

Uncle Ben’s Ready Rice

October 19th, 2018

January 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. October 2017: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the decision to grant summary judgment. September 2017: A federal judge granted Mars Food’s motion for summary judgment because the named plaintiff confirmed that she did not rely on

Uncle Ben’s Rice Products

January 23rd, 2017

October 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff and as to the class members. September 2016: The action was stayed while the parties finalize the terms of a settlement. May 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Uncle Ben’s for allegedly deceptively packaging its rice products in containers with up to

LASIK Providers Unclear on Risks

January 4th, 2013

The FDA sent warning letters to four LASIK providers for promoting the procedure on their websites without adequate warning about the risks involved.

Marketers Downplay Consumer Harm Caused by Negative Option Offers

December 10th, 2019

Marketers are attempting to put a positive spin on the negative option, a type of offer that interprets a consumer’s silence as consent to be repeatedly charged for products or services they may not want or need. In comments to the FTC, which is exploring “ways to improve its existing regulations for negative option marketing,”

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