Navigation Links
The Federal Trade Commission Files Lawsuit Seeking an Injunction Against Marketer of Weight-loss Products Over Alleged False Advertising, Parker Waichman LLP Reports
Date:11/1/2013

New York, New York (PRWEB) November 01, 2013

Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of consumers, is informing the public that The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has filed a lawsuit to obtain an injunction against the marketer of HCG Platinum weight-loss products, alleging the company uses false consumer advertising to convey the impression that its products are capable of bringing about the swift loss of substantial amounts of weight. The lawsuit was filed on Oct. 30, 2013, in U.S. District Court, District of Arizona (Case No. 2:13-cv-02215). Kevin Wright, HCG Platinum LLC and Right Way Nutrition LLC have been named defendants.

The weight-loss products marketed by the defendants contain HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), a hormone in human placenta that “for decades has been falsely promoted by various marketers for weight loss,” according to the FTC’s Complaint. Products containing this hormone have already been in the spotlight as part of a combined effort between the FTC and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the Complaint, which further noted that in November 2011 the two agencies jointly sent warning letters to seven marketers of products that contained HCG – a group that included current defendant Kevin Wright. The warning letter revealed that the products offered by those marketers were actually mislabeled drugs in violation of sections of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and also illegal, based on the FTC Act, which renders illegal any weight loss claims not supported by reliable scientific evidence, according to the Complaint.

“The weight-loss business is rife with companies using unsupported marketing claims to promote what are usually lose-weight-quick products or schemes that don’t work,” said Gary Falkowitz, Managing
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Mirena Lawsuits Mount, as Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes More than 400 Mirena IUD Lawsuit Filings in State, Federal Litigations
2. New report: Companies created from federally funded university research fuel american innovation, economic growth
3. Federal Biomet Hip Lawsuit Litigation Progresses with Recent Case List Update, Scheduling of Upcoming Case Management Conference, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
4. Federal Biomet Hip Lawsuit Litigation Progresses with Recent Case List Update, Scheduling of Upcoming Case Management Conference, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
5. Mirena IUD Lawsuit Help Update: Resource4thePeople Comments on New Developments in State and Federal Court Litigation
6. U.S. Federal Panel Vacates Order to Transfer Mirena Lawsuit to New York Litigation, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
7. New Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Assistance: Resource4thePeople Reports Key Trials Scheduled by Federal Judge
8. Status Conference Scheduled for December in Federal Ethicon Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit Litigation, More than 10,270 Gynecare Cases Now Filed in Proceeding
9. Over 2,500 Cases Now Filed in Federal Actos Lawsuit Litigation; Case Management Conference Scheduled to Take Place on Thursday
10. PCMA: Eight Ways to Reduce Federal Health Spending and Improve Prescription Drug Benefits in Medicare and Medicaid
11. Wright Hip Lawsuit News: Federal Judge Allows Certain Claims to Proceed in Wright Profemur Hip Replacement Lawsuit, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... January 23, 2015 Hastings and Hastings, a ... reports a record number of legal representation client review requests ... has been a steady rise in the number of slip ... at home throughout the Valley. With that said, a large ... reviewed by an experienced law firm. Hastings and Hastings is ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 The City of West ... 10 a.m., to commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court ... , “It’s been 42 years since the Roe vs. Wade decision ... still as present as ever,” said City of West Hollywood Councilmember ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 22, 2015 The Incredible Bulk is a ... to increase lean muscle by up to 30lbs in less ... attention of HealthyandFitZone.com’s Stan Stevenson, prompting an investigative review. , ... a step-by-step, scientific diet formula that allows the body to ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Juvent Sports ... at the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show to bestow a ... incredible female amateur golfer, Arlene McKitrick. The award commemorated ... amateur golf tournament win. She won her first amateur ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... January 22, 2015 Carinsurancesavings.biz has released a ... death and dismemberment insurance . , Purchasing an accidental ... be very advantageous. This type of rider provides benefits if ... can be considered a lesser form of life insurance. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hastings and Hastings Reports a Record Number of Client Review Requests for Slip and Fall Accidents in 2014 2Health News:The Incredible Bulk: Review Examining Ben Pakulski’s Brand New Bulking Muscle Building Diet Program Released 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 2Health News:All-Time Leading Female Amateur Golfer Arlene McKitrick Receives Juvent Sports Achievement Award at 2015 PGA Show 3Health News:Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Can Be Purchased at Low Prices Online 2
... Mike Sacco and close friend,Lejon Boudreaux, along with world-renowned, ultra-marathoner ... epidemic by staging a run,from San Francisco to Los Angeles. ... Dec. 1 and end two weeks later on Dec. 14, ... in a variety of local,activities. The trip will be chronicled ...
... for malignancy, study finds , FRIDAY, Nov. 30 (HealthDay News) -- ... eat in ways that may help prevent cancer. , That,s the ... dietary habits of 156 black women living in 11 public housing ... percent of the women failed to meet more than one of ...
... ... Cause of Blindness, WAKE FOREST, N.C., Nov. 30 Digital ... diabetics,announced today that MacGregor Medical Center of San Antonio, Texas has,selected ... Medical Center is a ten physician primary care practice,offering a broad ...
... After Meals -, PORTLAND, Maine, Nov. 30 ... and other antioxidant-rich foods at,every meal helps prevent ... Vol. 26, No. 2, 170-181, 2007) This study ... antioxidants in,foods to actual examination of the performance ...
... Yields Record Long Term Care Insurance Sales, ... NHC.PR.A), Tennessee,s most prominent marketer of long-term care,insurance, ... growth for 2007.,Long Term Care Associates, Inc., (LTCA) ... both companies have expanded their year-over-year,sales growth in ...
... admissions for the disease and significantly cuts death rates, reveal ... pilot sites. , The figures, published ahead of print in ... and Warwickshire in the Midlands. , This was the only ... cancer screening for those aged 50 to 69, using postal ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Run-in-a-Million Run from San Francisco to Los Angeles to Raise Awareness About AIDS and HIV Testing 2Health News:Diets May Raise Cancer Risk for Poor, Urban Women 2Health News:Digital Healthcare Announces MacGregor Medical Center San Antonio to Utilize Retasure for Retinal Imaging Assessment 2Health News:Wild Blueberries Shown to Fight Oxidative Stress 2Health News:National HealthCare Recognized for Outstanding Sales Leadership by Long Term Care Associates, Inc. 2Health News:Bowel cancer screening halves emergency admissions and cuts deaths 2
(Date:1/23/2015)... 23, 2015  Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: LIXT), announced that ... of Lixte,s lead compound, LB‑100, is being conducted, has been ... S. Kovach , M.D., the founder and President of Lixte, ... at a single site. Accrual of patients, however, was slower ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... Jan. 23, 2015  CytoSorbents Corporation (NASDAQ CM: CTSO), ... extracorporeal cytokine adsorber to reduce deadly inflammation in ... of $385,642, net of transaction costs, in non-dilutive ... Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program sponsored by the ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... January 23, 2015 Heptares Therapeutics, the clinical-stage ... announce that the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for ... President of Chemistry), Fiona Marshall (Chief Scientific Officer ... and co-founder) for the seminal contributions to GPCR drug discovery ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 2Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces Expansion Of Clinical Sites For Its Phase I Trial Of Its Lead Anti-Cancer Compound, LB-100 3CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 2CytoSorbents Receives $385,000 in Non-Dilutive Funding from the New Jersey Technology Business Tax Certificate Transfer Program 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 2Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 3Heptares Scientists to Receive the Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize for 2015 in Recognition of Their Outstanding Contribution to GPCR Drug Discovery 4
... 2011 Reportlinker.com announces that a ... in its catalogue: ... Market 2011-2021 ... the commercial prospects for lyophilisation technology? ...
...  Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN ) today ... the 2011 Deutsche Bank BioFEST scheduled for Monday, December ... Eastern Time.  The session may be accessed through the ... Relations page.  An archived version of the presentation will ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 2Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 3Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 4Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 5Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 6Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 7Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 8Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 9Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 10Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 11Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 12Lyophilisation for Pharmaceuticals: Technology and Services Market 2011-2021 13Regeneron Announces Presentation Time Change at the 2011 Deutsche Bank BioFEST 2
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
Medicine Products: