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‘Distressing’ Substantiation Trends Tighten FTC Supplement Claim Enforcement

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FTC tightens requirements for claims substantiation due to fraud in studies and peer reviews, but its changes are not “monumental,” says Division of Advertising Practice official Richard Cleland. FTC likely will ask more supplement or nutritional product firms to conduct RCTs to support marketing claims, he adds.

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