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Weight Loss Claims Land Firms On FTC Radar In First ‘Negative Option’ Case

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

FTC says Health Formulas LLC of Las Vegas, and its associated firms in Nevada and California, make unsubstantiated claims for green coffee bean extract and other supplement products. A judge issued a temporary injunction against the firms from using “free” trial offers and deceptive health claims.

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