Results for "essential oils"

Sentry Natural Defense

November 26th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly falsely advertising a flea and tick repellent called Sentry Natural Defense as being safe to use around pets when, according to plaintiffs, the repellent contains essential oils that are toxic to pets and may cause serious complications, including skin irritation, vomiting, muscle tremors,


Dr. Axe

October 1st, 2018

A “regular guest expert” on “Dr. Oz,” Dr. Axe’s health advice should also be taken with a grain of salt.


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.


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

2021 • 2020 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 ​ “MLMs might not be able to get away with their shady promises much longer” Emily Stewart, October 22, 2021 “Now that Chopra is at the CFPB, there have been some doubts among MLM critics as


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 …


Entenmann’s Chocolate Fudge Iced Cake

August 27th, 2021

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing that the icing is fudge when it is missing ingredients essential to fudge and contains ingredients not found in fudge


Frosted Chocolate Fudge Pop Tarts

August 27th, 2021

Allegations: Misleadingly marketing that the product contains fudge when it is missing ingredients essential to fudge and contains ingredients that are not found in fudge



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