BBB National Programs Archive

  • 4/09/2020 - Wellnx Life Sciences Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that  WellNx  Life  Scienc es, modify  or discontinue  certain  claims  for  the Mass System Limited Edition Muscle Building Supplement. The marketer’s advertising was brought to ERSP’s attention by Iovate Health Sciences International, Inc., a competitive manufacturer of nutritional supplements.
  • 4/09/2020 - Weight Management Institute Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Weight Management Institute, LLC, which markets the MytoSlim Weight Loss Supplement, has provided reliable support for certain performance claims but recommended the marketer discontinue a superiority claim and an establishment claim. The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to its ongoing monitoring efforts.
  • 4/09/2020 - WalkFit, LLC Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (NARC), announced that WalkFit, LLC (“WalkFit”), marketers of the WalkFit Orthotics, provided a reasonable basis for their advertising and will inform consumers about available shoe sizes in future advertising edits. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Vision Improvement Technologies Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (NARC), announced that general performance claims made in the 30-minute infomercial, radio , and website advertising by Vision Improvement Technologies, marketers for the See Clearly Method, a vision- improvement technique, are protected speech under the First Amendment, but the marketer was asked to modify one claim to make it more consistent with the See Clearly Method publications. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - “Vibrant White” Marketer Discontinues Claims, Revised Website, Folowing ERSP Inquiry

    In response to an inquiry from the Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), Ecommerce Solutions, Inc., has voluntarily discontinued certain claims related to the company’s Vibrant White tooth whitener and said it will disclose on a product-review Website the company’s relationship to the Vibrant White product, actions ERSP determined were necessary and proper. ERSP further determined that certain advertising claims made for the product were supported.
  • 4/09/2020 - VC-E Commerce Solutions Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that VC E-Commerce Solutions (VCES) marketers of Jevené the Essence of Youth Wrinkle -Reduction Cream, have provided support for qualified performance claims. ERSP has recommended also that the company modify certain performance, comparative, and testimonial claims in its online advertising. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous competitive challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Vascular Health Specialists Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Vascular Health Specialists (VHS) provided adequate support for performance claims made in direct-response advertising for Rosadyn.
  • 4/09/2020 - Value Marketing, Inc. Participates In ERSP Self-Regulation Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that it has recommended that direct response marketer Value Marketing, Inc. discontinue general performance, comparative market, and establishment claims made in its online advertising for the nutritional supplement Metabo Speed XXX.  The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP from a consumer complaint.
  • 4/09/2020 - US Botanicals Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that despite the fact that several studies were submitted by the marketer on the product and its ingredients, it has recommended that U.S. Botanicals, the direct response marketer for Glycoprin Nutritional Supplements , to discontinue broad health claims made in its infomercial until further studies can be conducted to clarify specific health issues.  The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP from an anonymous consumer complaint..
  • 4/09/2020 - Urban Nutrition Participates In ERSP Forum Marketer

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that Urban Nutrition clearly and conspicuously disclose its material connections to the Websites, products and paid reviews on certain Websites that present themselves as unbiased and independent consumer resources.
  • 4/09/2020 - Unimed International Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Unimed International, Inc. (Unimed) parent company of Chamonix All Natural Skin Care (Chamonix) marketers of the Jeunesse Eye Cream and Face Serum (Jeunesse), has supported its claim that Jeunesse reduces the appearance of wrinkles and has agreed to modifying other Performance, establishment, and testimonial claims. Chamonix voluntarily modified comparative claims while the ERSP review was ongoing. The marketer’s advertis ing was reviewed pursuant to a competitive challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Ultimate Shopping Network Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) found that the Ultimate Shopping Network (USN), owned by the Ultimate Shopping Network Corporation, substantiated exclusivity and descriptive claims broadcast during several hours of live shopping television.
  • 4/09/2020 - Tyrell Inc. Takes Part In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Tyrell Inc., marketers of the Zeno Acne Treatment Device (Zeno), have adequately supported certain claims, but recommended the addition of disclosures to advertising for the product.
  • 4/09/2020 - Trivita, Inc. Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”) announced that Trivita, Inc. (“Trivita”), marketers of the Trivita Balanced Woman Supplement (“Balanced Woman”), has substantiated general product performance claims agreed to modify future safety, specific performance, and “clinically proven” claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous consumer challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - Trimlife Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Trimlife, Inc. (Trimlife ), marketer of the TrimLife Advanced Nutritional Supplement, voluntarily discontinued performance and establishment claims and was cautioned by ERSP on voluntarily modified safety and testimonial claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - T&L PerfectUSA Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that T&L Perfect USA discontinue performance and establis hment claims for the Hawaii Chair. The marketer’s advertising came to  ERSP’s attention pursuant to ERPS’s routine monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Think & Lose LLC Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing  Self-Regulation  Program (ERSP) has determined  that  Think and Lose,  LLC., which markets the Think and Lose Weight  Loss  Program, has provided  a reasonable  basis  for a claim  relating  to ease of use. However, ERSP  recommended the marketer discontinue  or modify more specific claims found in the advertising. The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to its ongoing monitoring efforts.
  • 4/09/2020 - The FRS Company Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that The FRS Company has provided adequate support for certain performance and establishment claims for FRS Healthy Energy Products, but recommended the marketer modify a claim that suggested the product’s key ingredient is the only antioxidant clinically proven to both support the immune system and boost energy.
  • 4/09/2020 - The Applicator Cosmetic System Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that it has recommended that direct response marketer The Applicator Cosmetic System (“The Applicator”) discontinue general performance claims made in itsonline advertising.  The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP from a consumer complaint.
  • 4/09/2020 - Thane International, Inc. Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), the electronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (NARC), announced that Thane International, Inc., marketers for the tooth whitening product, Klear Action Whitening System, has substantiated safety and quantified shade claims made in its direct response advertising and also recommended that the marketer modify other core claims concerning comparisons to dentist office products and its receipt of pre-market notification. Concerns about the truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP from its ongoing monitoring program.