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FTC Advises Against Unqualified "Green" Claims, Including Eco-Seals

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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The Federal Trade Commission says marketers should qualify or avoid general environmental benefit claims such as "green" or "eco-friendly," and, in some cases, certifications and seals of approval

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