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Summary of Action

April 27th, 2020

TINA.org investigated Herbalife International of America, Inc., a multibillion-dollar, California-based multilevel marketing company, and found that the company, through its distributors, deceptively claims that using various Herbalife products can treat and/or prevent the coronavirus by boosting one’s immune system. As a result of these findings, TINA.org filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on


Status and Updates

April 27th, 2020

April 27, 2020: TINA.org files a complaint with the FTC against Herbalife for deceptively claiming that its supplements and nutritional products can prevent and help treat the coronavirus by boosting a person’s immune system, and urging the agency to take action.


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

• 2020 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 ​ “IV Drips Don’t Cure COVID, But That Hasn’t Stopped People Flocking To Them” Dana Liebelson, August 5, 2020 “‘We found almost immediately that there was a segment of the wellness industry that was exploiting this pandemic—COVID-19—for


Responses from Companies

December 20th, 2016

Below are the replies TINA.org has received in response to its DSA health claims investigation and subsequent notification letters, which alerted offending DSA-member companies of TINA.org’s findings. 4Life AdvoCare Agel Amway Arbonne Flavon Forever Living FreeLife Herbalife Immunotec Isagenix Jeunesse Jusuru Kyani L’Bri LifeVantage LifeWave Limu Mannatech Melaleuca Morinda Nefful Nikken NYR Organic Sanki Global


Energy Drink Company Exposed by Ad Watchdog TINA.org Settles FTC Pyramid Case

December 16th, 2016

MADISON, CONN. December 16, 2016 – Vemma Nutrition, an Arizona-based multi-level marketing (MLM) company that the Federal Trade Commission labeled a pyramid scheme in a lawsuit filed last year, has reached a $238 million settlement with the agency that bans its recruitment-focused business practices. Ad watchdog truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) first warned consumers about the energy drink and dietary


TINA.org Investigation Reveals MLM Industry Rife with Illegal Health Claims

November 7th, 2016

MADISON, CONN. November 7, 2016 – Calling into question the Direct Selling Association’s commitment to consumer protection, a truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) investigation has revealed that 97 percent of DSA member companies selling nutritional supplements have distributors deceptively marketing their products with unsubstantiated health claims. Though the industry trade group representing multilevel marketing (MLM) companies states that it



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