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Balance of Nature Database

April 14th, 2020

A TINA.org investigation has catalogued more than 20 instances in which Balance of Nature deceptively claims that taking the company’s “Fruits and Veggies” supplements can prevent and help treat the coronavirus by boosting a person’s immune system.


General Motors Cadillac User Experience System

September 26th, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against General Motors for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its Cadillac User Experience system (a touch screen infotainment system with navigation and radio features) in vehicles – including Cadillacs and Escalades – improves driver safety when, according to plaintiffs, defects in the system make safety features inoperable and


Ryan ToysReview: Target Audience

August 28th, 2019

In order to establish the age of Ryan ToysReview’s target audience, TINA.org conducted an appraisal of every video published on the YouTube channel between January 1 and July 31, 2019, which revealed that 92 percent promote at least one product or television/YouTube program that is appropriate for – and targeted at – children under the


Dinovite

July 2nd, 2019

The bottom line: check with your vet before starting your pet on any supplement.


Revised 2019 Sprinter Marketing

April 9th, 2019

On March 22, 2019, TINA.org sent a warning letter to Mercedes-Benz notifying it of TINA.org’s findings that the company was engaged in a deceptive marketing campaign making the unqualified claim that its 2019 Sprinter van is “Built in the USA.” After receiving TINA.org’s letter, Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) removed several deceptive marketing materials from publication, including a national


Summary of Action

April 9th, 2019

TINA.org investigated the marketing for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van, which revealed that Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) was running a multimillion-dollar deceptive national marketing campaign that made the unqualified claim that its 2019 Sprinter van is “Built in the USA” at its newly remodeled South Carolina plant. Specifically, MBUSA was claiming — on national television, websites,


Status and Updates

April 9th, 2019

March – first week of April 2019: Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) removes several deceptive marketing materials from publication, including a national television commercial and social media promotional posts.  MBUSA also makes several changes to other marketing materials, including edits to its website and national radio commercial that remove the “Built in the USA” claim. March 29,


2019 Sprinter Built in the USA Marketing

April 9th, 2019

Below is a sampling of Mercedes-Benz marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that its 2019 Sprinter van is Built in the USA.



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