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Truth In Advertising or, TINA has found misleading health and income claims by Juice Plus.
We’re nearly a year into the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn.
In June of 2020, JuicePlus received a warning letter from the FTC for health claims made by participants “community” members regarding the ability of JuicePlus to help treat or prevent coronavirus infection.
Anecdote is not evidence. More isn’t always better.
It doesn’t matter if it’s MLMs selling shakes, essential oils, or supplements; in the end they just don’t deliver on the health or income claims.