Weighty Matters

January 24, 2014

  • 29T Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • 29TIII Statutory Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection
  • 29TIII(C) Particular Subjects and Regulations
  • 29Tk222 k. Health Care and Medical Insurance.

29T Antitrust and Trade RegulationAdvertisements by marketers and distributors of weight loss supplement conveyed a materially false overall, net impression that supplement was clinically proven to enable users to lose 19% of their total body weight, lose 20–35% of abdominal fat, reduce their overall fat by 40-70%, decrease their stored fat by 300%, and increase their metabolic rate by 76.9%, in violation of the Federal Trade Commission Act.

F.T.C. v. Nat’l Urological Grp., Inc., 645 F. Supp. 2d 1167 (N.D. Ga. 2008)