FTC Sends Penalty and Offense Notices to Nearly 700 Companies Regarding Product Claims Substantion

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The FTC sent out new penalty offense notices to 670 companies today, warning them that failure to substantiate product claims could result in civil penalties of more than $50,000. The companies also received copies of the FTC’s previously-issued penalty offense notices regarding endorsements and testimonials. This represents the FTC’s fourth round of penalty offense notices (previous notices involved education practices, money-making opportunities, and endorsements).