Results for "herbalife" Pushes for New Enforcement Tactic Against MLM Industry

June 30th, 2021

MADISON, CONN. June 30, 2021 – Ad watchdog ( sent a letter today to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) urging it to initiate a penalty-offense program targeting the direct selling industry and its market-wide practice of utilizing deceptive earnings representations and false health claims. For years has taken an active role in holding

MLM News Alert

August 10th, 2020’s curated list of MLM info and news of note.

Summary of Action

April 27th, 2020 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, filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission on

Status and Updates

April 27th, 2020

April 27, 2020: 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. in the News

January 5th, 2017

2021 • 2020 • 2019 • 2018 • 2017 • 2016 • 2015 • 2014 • 2013 • 2012 ​ “Neuriva Brain Booster $8 Million Class Deal Draws Objections” Julie Steinberg, July 30, 2021 “But the deal gives plaintiffs’ counsel an outsized fee of nearly $3 million while paying a nominal sum to a few

Responses from Companies

December 20th, 2016

Below are the replies has received in response to its DSA health claims investigation and subsequent notification letters, which alerted offending DSA-member companies of’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 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 ( first warned consumers about the energy drink and dietary

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