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FTC Complaint Filed Against Maker of Memory Supplement

September 21st, 2015

 Ad Watchdog Issues Warning to Consumers MADISON, CONN. September 21, 2015 — With an aging baby-boomer population and an estimated 10 million Americans predicted to develop some form of brain disease, supplements claiming to help brain function are flooding the market. Wisconsin-based Quincy Bioscience, the self-proclaimed industry leader, has sold more than two million bottles


Prevagen Supplement

May 13th, 2020

May 2020: A federal judge decertified the class finding that several of the requirements for class certification were not met. The judge also denied the company’s motion for judgment as a matter of law concluding that questions remain about the product purchased, the circumstances of the purchase, and what the label said. January 2020: A


Thrive Health Claims Database

March 11th, 2020

A TINA.org investigation has cataloged more than 50 instances from 2016 to 2020 in which Le-Vel and/or its distributors have either made or referenced claims that the Thrive product line can treat, cure, alleviate the symptoms of, prevent, or reduce the risk of developing diseases and disorders. Claims shown below in gray have been removed


Prevagen Dietary Supplement

March 3rd, 2020

January 2020: A federal judge adopted a magistrate judge’s October 2019 Report and Recommendation and denied Quincy Bioscience’s motion to dismiss. October 2019: A magistrate judge recommended that the court deny the company’s motion to dismiss. Click here to read the decision. February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Quincy Bioscience for allegedly falsely


Sandisk USB Flash Drives

February 7th, 2020

January 2020: The amended complaint was dismissed . To read the decision, click here. June 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint similarly alleging that SanDisk USB Flash Drives have fewer GBs of memory than advertised. The amended complaint brings both false advertising and breach of contract claims. May 2019: A federal judge dismissed the false


Focused Mind Jr.

January 28th, 2020

Where’s the clinical proof for these “clinically proven” claims?


GOOP 2020 Database

January 27th, 2020

A 2020 TINA.org investigation revealed that Goop is violating a 2018 Stipulated Judgment by deceptively marketing products as having a therapeutic effect on several medical conditions. Such conditions include anxiety, depression, OCD, hormone imbalances and hair loss. Goop also deceptively markets products as able to address the symptoms of excessive alcohol consumption. The following is


Amazon Brain Supplements Database

January 16th, 2020

Between June 2019 and December 2019, TINA.org searched Amazon.com for “brain supplements” and collected more than 100 examples of search results and product pages in which the product had one or more of the following Amazon designations: Amazon Prime, Fulfilled by Amazon, Sponsored, Ships from and sold by Amazon.com, Editorial recommendation, Best Seller or Amazon’s


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



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