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Dietary supplement fraudulent claims aimed at Spanish speakers targeted by FTC.

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

MANAXX CAT's CLAW SPANISH-TARGETED ADS SUBJECT OF FTC SETTLEMENT with the product's marketer, New York City-based Mountain Springs, along with six other products from three other companies. The Federal Trade Commission announced the settlement June 27 as part of its new "Campana Alerta" campaign, an "unprecedented effort to prevent fraudulent advertisements directed at Spanish-speaking consumers" ("The Tan Sheet" June 30, In Brief). Among the products cited by FTC were Manaxx una de gato (cat's claw), a derivative of a bark of a wood vine (Uncaria tomentosa) of the same name that grows in South America and is widely sold in the U.S. both as a single-ingredient supplement and in herbal remedy mixtures.
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