Results for "essential oils"

Majestic Pure Essential Oils

May 31st, 2018

In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals for allegedly misleadingly marketing several varieties of its Essential Oils – including lavender, peppermint, and lemon – as being “100% Pure and Natural” and from natural plants when, according to plaintiffs, the oils contain artificial and synthetic chemicals. (Williams et al v. Epic


Ad Watchdog Files Complaint Against Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop: TINA.org Calls Out Deceptive Health Claims

August 23rd, 2017

MADISON, CONN.  August 23, 2017 – With Goop, actress-turned-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow has created a wellness empire based on unconventional products such as yoni eggs, Shaman-inspired medicine bags, and crystal therapy readings. Widely panned by the media, Goop’s “alternative” health products may seem harmless. However, ad watchdog, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) investigated the company’s marketing practices and found


Goop Database

August 17th, 2017

A TINA.org investigation has catalogued more than 50 instances in which Goop claims, either expressly or implicitly, that its products – or third-party products that it promotes – can treat, cure, prevent, alleviate the symptoms of, or reduce the risk of developing a number of ailments, ranging from depression, anxiety, and insomnia, to infertility, uterine


Soapwalla

June 28th, 2017

FDA warns skin care company to wash treatment claims off its site.


2015 Walmart Error Database

June 29th, 2015

Below are 200 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found between June 22 and July 13, 2015. Group 1: Instances in which the Walmart.com USA label is inconsistent with information contained on the product packaging or manufacturer’s website. Errors 1-35 are from TINA.org’s June sampling; Errors 36-40 are from TINA.org’s July sampling.


Emu Product Claims Questioned by FDA

February 4th, 2013

Emu Products and Management, Inc. claimed on its website that its products could treat health problems including acne, arthritis, and high cholesterol. According to a warning letter from the FDA, these claims extend beyond what is acceptable for supplement advertising and labeling. Examples of some of the claims include: Multi-Omega Gel Caps: “Multi-Omega will …


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2018 • 2017• 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 “Gwyneth Paltrow Says Goop Magazine Ended After Disagreement With Publisher Over Fact-Checking“ Harriet Alexander, 26 July, 2018 “The watchdog organization TruthInAdvertising.org (TINA) sent Paltrow a letter that referred to numerous instances of deceptive marketing claims. Goop replied and adjusted some of its claims


Yes, Mr. Wilson, Potato Chips are Fattening

April 24th, 2012

I love potato chips.  The ruffled ones with a little onion dip – now that’s heaven.  But though I love potato chips dearly, they only enter our house once a year, on Super Bowl Sunday.  On this day, my kids and I plow through bags of fried potatoes until our fingers are so coated in



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