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ADVERTISERS PROTEST RULES FOR FOOD ADS AIMED AT KIDS

April 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Proposed government guidelines that would allow food marketers to advertise only foods that provide children with a “meaningful contribution to a healthful diet” were challenged Thursday by the advertising industry. “If companies were to comply with these proposals, the restrictions are sufficiently onerous that they would basically block a substantial amount of advertising,” Dan Jaffe, […]

FTC CRACKING DOWN ON PHONY WEB “NEWS”

April 20, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

The Federal Trade Commission is taking action against websites that give the appearance of being actual news sites but are in fact touting dubious health claims for products like açaí berry weight-loss pills and other food supplements. Ads for the websites are often placed next to legitimate news on sites and give the appearance of […]