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TINA.org Files FTC Complaint Against “Brain Training” Company Neurocore

November 12th, 2019

MADISON, CONN. November 12, 2019 – Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) has filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) against Neurocore, a “brain training” company with centers in Michigan and Florida. TINA.org’s investigation found that Neurocore is deceptively marketing its services to treat a number of medical conditions including autism, ADHD, anxiety, depression, and


Reviva Brain

April 30th, 2019

Fake Business Insider reporter Brandt River strikes again.


Subscriptions to BrainFM

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BrainFM, Inc. (a web-based company that offers subscriptions for music streaming) for allegedly failing to adequately present the terms of its automatic renewal and continuous service offers resulting in subscribers being charged without their consent. (Rivera et al v. BrainFM, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-1217, C. D.


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support Gummies

September 19th, 2017

August 2016: This lawsuit was voluntarily dismissed because the parties entered a confidential settlement agreement. December 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer for allegedly falsely advertising the Flintstones Healthy Brain Support supplement (a gummy, chewable supplement with DHA) as able to “Support Healthy Brain Function” without scientific evidence to support such claims. (Gershman


BrainStrong

August 14th, 2017

August 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. March 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement in a false advertising class-action lawsuit against i-Health, Inc. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2012 and amended in 2014, alleges that the company markets BrainStrong dietary supplements with DHA algal oil –


Flintstone Healthy Brain Support Supplements

July 11th, 2016

May 2015: The named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstone Healthy Brain Support, a dietary supplement containing Omega-3 DHA, as supporting healthy brain function without scientific evidence to support such claim. (Kaplan et al


Brain Bright

April 11th, 2016

“Light Up Your Drained Brain” claims challenged.


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support

October 15th, 2014

December 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstones Healthy Brain Support, a gummy-chewable dietary supplement containing DHA. Specifically, plaintiffs allege that the company misleadingly represents that taking the supplement supports “healthy brain function” without


Summary of Action

November 12th, 2019

TINA.org investigated the marketing of Michigan-based “brain training” company Neurocore, LLC, and determined that the company has been engaged in an ongoing deceptive marketing campaign. Specifically, the company claims that its neurofeedback sessions can treat numerous medical conditions, including ADHD, anxiety, autism, depression, migraines, memory loss, and insomnia, without competent and reliable scientific evidence to


Prevagen Supplement

November 1st, 2019

December 2017: A federal judge certified a class of California consumers. For more information, go to https://www.prevagenproductsclassaction.com/. February 2017: Quincy Bioscience moved for an order staying the proceedings in this action pending the resolution of the lawsuit filed against it by the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General in January 2017 (FTC et


Aloe Veritas

October 21st, 2019

MLM becomes the first to have its ad claims referred to the FTC by direct selling self-regulatory program.



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