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National Advertising Division Recommends The Princeton Review Discontinue Point Increase Claims for MCAT Test Preparation Services

Apr 18, 2024 5:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 18, 2024 – In a Fast-Track SWIFT challenge brought by Blueprint Test Preparation LLC, BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division recommended that TPR Education, LLC d/b/a The Princeton Review (TPR), discontinue claims that its students “Score a 515+ on the MCAT or add 15 points depending on your starting score. […]

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National Advertising Division Recommends Lily of the Desert Nutraceuticals Discontinue “100% Pure Avocado Oil” Claim for Tropical Plantation Avocado Oil

Apr 15, 2024 6:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 15, 2024 – In a challenge brought by Chosen Foods, LLC, BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division recommended that Lily of the Desert Nutraceuticals, Inc., discontinue the claim “100% Pure Avocado Oil” for its Tropical Plantation Avocado Oil and avoid conveying the unsupported message that the product is 100% pure […]

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National Advertising Division Finds Certain Fenty Skin Melt AWF Cleanser Performance Claims Supported; Recommends Modifications to Disclosures

Apr 12, 2024 4:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 12, 2024 – BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division determined, as part of its routine monitoring program, that Fenty Skin LLC provided a reasonable basis for the following claims for its Melt AWF Jelly Oil Makeup-Melting Cleanser: “From longwear or waterproof makeup, sunscreen, dirt, oil + impurities melt that… AWF […]

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BBB National Programs’ Privacy Watchdog Ensures Shein Adheres to Digital Advertising Privacy Best Practices

Apr 11, 2024 6:00 AM ET

McLean, VA – April 11, 2024 – BBB National Programs’ Digital Advertising Accountability Program (DAAP) worked with global fast fashion retailer, Shein (SHEIN US Services, LLC), to bring its website Shein.com and its mobile apps into compliance with the Digital Advertising Alliance’s (DAA) Self-Regulatory Principles for online interest-based advertising (IBA). DAAP’s investigation, prompted by a […]

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HiSmile Appeals National Advertising Division Recommendation to Discontinue Certain Claims for its Teeth Whitening Products

Apr 11, 2024 4:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 11, 2024 – In a challenge brought by The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G), BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division recommended that HiSmile PTY discontinue certain safety and comparative claims for its teeth whitening products, PAP+ Strips and V34 Color Correcting Serum, including: Claims that peroxide containing whitening products are […]

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National Advertising Division Refers Shizhan Sun to the Federal Trade Commission and Social Platforms for Review

Apr 9, 2024 4:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 9, 2024 – BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division has referred advertising claims made by Shizhan Sun, a mobile app software marketing company, to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and social media platforms after the company failed to provide a substantive response to the National Advertising Division’s inquiry.     The […]

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The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and LexisNexis Analyze Global Patent Trends Supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Apr 9, 2024 4:00 AM ET

In a new report, “Mapping Innovations: Patents and the Sustainable Development Goals” the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) partnered with LexisNexis to reveal the industries, technologies and companies leading the charge for sustainable innovation.   NEW YORK, April 9, 2024 – LexisNexis® Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of information and analytics, today announced its […]

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National Advertising Division Refers HEPA and H13 Standards Claims for Afloia Air Purifiers to Regulatory Authorities for Further Review

Apr 4, 2024 11:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 4, 2024 – BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division will refer advertising claims made by Homintell Inc. (d/b/a Afloia Direct) for various models of its Air Purifiers to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other regulatory authorities for review after Afloia declined to participate in the industry self-regulation process. The […]

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National Advertising Division Recommends Modified Disclosures for ForceFlex MaxStrength Trash Bag “25% More Durable” Claims; Glad Products to Appeal

Apr 4, 2024 4:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 4, 2024 – In a Fast-Track SWIFT challenge brought by Reynolds Consumer Products LLC, BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division recommended that The Glad Products Company modify its “25% more durable” claims for Glad ForceFlex MaxStrength bags to include clear and conspicuous disclosures indicating the object of comparison is Glad’s […]

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National Advertising Division Recommends Charter Modify Certain Claims for Spectrum Business Wireless Internet Backup

Apr 3, 2024 9:00 AM ET

New York, NY – April 3, 2024 – In a challenge brought by AT&T Services, Inc., BBB National Programs’ National Advertising Division recommended that Charter Communications, Inc. modify certain claims for its Spectrum Business Wireless Internet Backup service. At issue for the National Advertising Division (NAD) was whether the challenged claims, which appeared in a […]

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