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Phoenix Natural Wellness

February 10th, 2020

CBD “super store” brochure is chock full of unapproved disease-treatment claims.

Xtreme Wellness Tortillas

June 7th, 2018

August 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement in which the company agreed that several varieties of Ole Xtreme Wellness! Tortilla wraps will not contain partially hydrogenated oils for at least ten years. October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ole Mexican Foods, Inc. alleging, among other things, that the

Wellness® Dog Food

July 26th, 2017

In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against WellPet for allegedly advertising dog foods – including Wellness® CORE® Adult Dry Ocean Whitefish, Herring Meal and Salmon Meal and Wellness® Complete Health Adult Dry Whitefish and Sweet Potato – as healthy and safe without warning consumers that the products contain arsenic and lead, which may

Wellness Brand Pet Food

May 4th, 2017

April 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that the complaint failed to sufficiently allege injury and a likelihood of future damages as a result of the alleged fraud. August 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against WellPet, LLC for allegedly falsely marketing its Wellness brand pet food as “Made in the USA” when

Karma Wellness Water

July 11th, 2016

September 2014: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons have not been disclosed. May 2014: Plaintiffs filed a class-action lawsuit alleging that Karma Culture deceptively advertises its Karma Wellness Water. Specifically, the complaint claims that the vitamins and other ingredients (which are stored in the cap and released into the water upon

“Optimum Wellness Plans” for Pets

November 15th, 2013

May 2014: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . April 2014: A federal judge dismissed this action concluding that the plaintiffs failed to meet the heightened pleading standard required for fraud-based claims. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Banfield Pet Hospital for allegedly representing that its “Optimum Wellness Plan” offers savings and discounts for

Wellness Support Network

October 7th, 2013

Wellness Support Network sells dietary supplements, including a supplement for diabetes, on its website Among other claims, Wellness Support Network says that the benefits of its diabetes supplement “Glucose Support Formula” include: – Helps Get and Maintain Normal Blood Glucose Levels – Higher Energy Levels – Lose Weight More Easily – Helps Maintain Lower

Know Your Nopalea: What is the True Cost of this Wellness Drink?

June 4th, 2012

These ads for Nopalea by TriVita claim that this “wellness drink” will help reduce inflammation and rid you of pain. Such claims probably run afoul of FDA laws. Nopalea touts the benefits of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds called betalains and bioflavonoids, but far from being rare or special, these compounds can be found in many fruits and

MLM News Alert

August 10th, 2020’s curated list of MLM info and news of note.

Mighty Gum

August 4th, 2020

A chewing gum company’s health claims pop under scrutiny.

Beautycounter Income Claims

July 17th, 2020

A investigation has compiled a sampling of more than 100 examples of Beautycounter and/or its distributors making atypical income claims. Read more about Beautycounter here. * has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint the income claim(s). audited these findings on August 3, 2020. Any URLs or inappropriate

IV Therapies Database

June 3rd, 2020

In early 2020, as coronavirus cases in the U.S. climbed to the highest of any country in the world, conducted a review of the marketing of IV therapies on social media and catalogued a sampling of more than 40 clinics using deceptive COVID-19 prevention and treatment claims in violation of federal law. Several of


May 19th, 2020 digs into wellness app’s claims to track immunity, among other things, via urinalysis.

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