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Hand Sanitizers from 4E Brands

August 28th, 2020

In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against 4E Brands for allegedly deceptively representing that the active ingredient in various brands of hand sanitizers – including Assured, Blumen, Klar and Danver, Hello Kitty by Sanrio, Honeykeeper, and Modesa – is ethyl alcohol when, according to the complaint, the active ingredient in them is actually


Health-Ade Kombucha Beverages

July 17th, 2020

October 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. April 2019: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for October 11, 2019. March 2019: The plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with a $4 cash award


TINA.org Suggests Updates to How the FTC Regulates Endorsement Advertising

June 29th, 2020

On June 22, 2020, TINA.org responded to the FTC’s request for comment on the Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising (referred to here as the Endorsement Guides or Guides). First passed in 1980, and last amended in 2009, the Endorsement Guides provide guidance to businesses, and others, to ensure that advertisements


GermBloc Hand Sanitizer

June 19th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GermBloc and WillSpeed Technology for allegedly misleadingly marketing that GermBloc alcohol-free hand sanitizer kills “99.99% of germs” and prevents diseases when, according to plaintiffs, there is no scientific evidence to support such claims. (Lagorio et al v. GermBloc, Inc. and WillSpeed Technology LLC, Case No. 20-cv-11074,


Summary of Action

May 20th, 2020

TINA.org investigated Everest Microbial Defense, a Colorado-based company that sells cleaning products, and found that it was deceptively marketing alcohol-free hand sanitizers and surface cleaners that the company claimed, without adequate substantiation, could kill the COVID-19 virus. As a result of these findings, TINA.org sent a warning letter to Everest on April 30, 2020 notifying it of TINA.org’s findings


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


EucoClean Bug Products

September 24th, 2019

November 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Green Room Marketing for allegedly falsely marketing EucoClean 3-in-1 Bed Bug Defense System and EucoClean Naturals Lice Away as being natural and non-toxic when, according to plaintiffs, they contain alcohol ethoxylate


Dry Farm Wines

August 26th, 2019

Drinking low alcohol wines to avoid a hangover? Here’s why that doesn’t work.


Dr. Teal’s Epsom Salt

May 7th, 2019

April 2019: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed his claims , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Later in April, the same named plaintiff filed another complaint bringing similar allegations. (Okoe et al v. Parfums De Coeur, Ltd., Case No. 19-cv-602, D. Conn.) December 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Parfums De Coeur


O Organics Kombucha Beverages

April 30th, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against O Organics and Lucerne Foods for allegedly falsely marketing O Organics Kombucha beverages as non-alcoholic when, according to plaintiffs, the beverages contain three to five times more alcohol than non-alcoholic beverages are allowed to have. Plaintiffs also claim that the marketing for the Kombucha beverages understates


DJ Khaled

March 28th, 2019

DJ Khaled   Shameful Acts: The King of Snapchat was paid $50,000 by cryptocurrency company Centra Tech to “Bless Up” its initial coin offering (ICO) on social media. Not only did Khaled promote the company’s bogus debit card but he failed to mention he was being paid to do it. Maybe it was the booze



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