Tag Archives: UK Advertising and Standards Agency (ASA)

ASA Report on Green Advertising

The UK Advertising and Standards Agency (ASA) has recently published a report in response to an increase in consumer complaints regarding misleading environmental claims in advertisements. Companies and advertising agencies have been accused of "green washing" advertisements – making environmental claims that are less about saving the planet and more about exploiting consumer concerns. Particularly … Continue Reading

Cold Supplement Seller Agrees to $30 Million Settlement

The makers of the Airborne dietary supplement have agreed to pay as much as $30 million to consumers to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its makers made false and unsubstantiated cold prevention claims. “There is no credible evidence that Airborne products, taken as directed, will reduce the severity or duration of colds, or provide … Continue Reading
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