Posts Tagged ‘deceptive advertising’

Fruity cereal lawsuit crushed by judge

June 8, 2009

“Froot Loops, Berry Berry Kix and Fruity Cheerios have all recently been the targets of false advertising lawsuits filed by three lawyers. But a judge may have ended this outbreak of cereal litigation by throwing out a case involving Cap’n Crunch’s Crunch Berries.”


Foot pads cure diabetes! FTC disagrees

January 31, 2009

Kinoki Foot Pads have been marketing their product as a panacea.  Not only are they a comfy way to pad around the house.  They cure high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, arthritis and a host of other ailments.  Oh yes, they will also help you lose weight.  Sign me up!  Just one small problem.  Kinoki didn’t have any proof for these claims.   The FTC decided to file suit against them.  Meanies!

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