June 6th, 2013
According to a warning letter from the FDA, the Danish company, SmartPractice, promoted an allergic contact dermatitis test kit called T.R.U.E. Test® without adequate potential risk information, including that the product could cause burning, irritation, and acute allergic reactions. The FDA has requested that SmartPractice stop using its misleading promotional materials immediately, and submit a plan
May 14th, 2013
Why can’t the FTC put some hucksters out of business for good?
May 10th, 2013
Check out claims, outcomes of stem cell facelifts before undergoing costly procedure.
May 6th, 2013
Riddell claimed their helmets could reduce its user’s chances of suffering a concussion, but no helmet can prevent concussions.
April 30th, 2013
T-Mobile got slapped by the Washington State Attorney General for allegedly failing to disclose hidden early termination charges.
March 28th, 2013
Truthinadvertising.org alerts federal and state regulators to deceptive marketing.
January 4th, 2013
The FDA sent warning letters to four LASIK providers for promoting the procedure on their websites without adequate warning about the risks involved.
December 6th, 2012
The polio vaccine, penicillin, open-heart surgery, magnetic resonance imaging, chemotherapy, Zoloft, LASIK, statins, heck, even Viagra have all contributed to the advancement of modern medicine. We’ve come a long way from leech therapy, opium tinctures, and the age of ineffective and dangerous “snake oil” therapeutics. Or have we? The truth is that we still face
March 27th, 2012
A little over a year after being sued for “falsely identify[ing] computer problems and characteriz[ing] them as “severe” in an attempt to scare consumers into purchasing its software,” Ascentive, the owner of FinallyFast.com, has agreed to pay $9.6 million to settle a class-action lawsuit. The lawsuit claimed that Ascentive offered “free” (don’t say we haven’t
October 1st, 2011
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