FTC Fines NBTY $2 Million for Violating Earlier Order

by louabbott on October 17, 2005

Insider – Published 10/17/2005

However, FTC revisited the case, alleging NBTY deceptively marketed a Tongan seaweed extract via its subsidiary Dynamic Essentials Inc. from 2001 through 2003. The agency reported Royal Tongan Limu was advertised in English and Spanish as being clinically proven to cure, prevent or treat a range of diseases and disorders such as allergies, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s disease. During this same period, NBTY and its subsidiaries also claimed that its Body Success PM Diet Program reduces body fat, increases metabolism and causes weight loss, even during sleep. According to FTC, the company lacked reliable scientific evidence to prove that its claims for either product were true, and they misrepresented evidence in support of Royal Tongan Limu claims.

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