BBB National Programs Archive

  • 4/09/2020 - One World Live Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that OneWorldLive supported several claims but recommended the marketer discontinue  and  modify  several  other  claims  in  advertising  for  the  Ageless  Woman  Skin Treatment System. The marketer’s advertising came to ERSP’s attention pursuant to its ongoing monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Okuma Nutritionals Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended  that Okuma Nutritionals, LLC (Okuma), marketers of the Wu-Long Slimming Tea (Wu- Long), modify establishment, performance, testimonial, and comparative claims.
  • 4/09/2020 - Obesity Research Institute Participates In Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the ele ctronic direct-response industry’s self-regulatory forum supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that direct response marketer The Obesity Research Institute has provided a reasonable basis for statements regarding the general weight-loss propensity of its Propolene weight- loss supplement in a short form direct response advertisement, and agreed to modify other performance and establishment claims included in its advertisement. The truth and accuracy of the marketer’s claims came to the attention of ERSP through an anonymous consumer challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - NxCare Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that NxCare, Inc., marketers of the Methyl Ripped fat burner, discontinue product superiority claims and modify weight-loss related product performance claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - NxCare Participates In ERSP Forum

    December 8, 2006 – The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that NxCare, Inc., marketers of the Methyl Ripped fat burner, discontinue product superiority claims and modify weight-loss related product performance claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - NX Care, Inc Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended NxCare, Inc., marketer of SlimQuick Dietary Supplement (“SlimQuick”), modify testimonials and advised the marketer on general disclosures in future advertising. NxCare’s advertising was challenged by an anonymous competitor.
  • 4/09/2020 - NX Care, Inc. Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended NxCare, Inc., marketer of SlimQuick Dietary Supplement (“SlimQuick”), modify testimonials and advised the marketer on general disclosures in future advertising. NxCare’s advertising was challenged by an anonymous competitor.
  • 4/09/2020 - NX Care, Inc Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended  NxCare,  Inc., marketer  of  NV Dietary  Supplement  (“NV”),  modify certain performance  and testimonial  claims,  including  “rapid  weight  loss” claims,  and more carefully qualify its exclusivity claims. NxCare’s advertising was challenged by an anonymous competitor.
  • 4/09/2020 - Nutrex, Inc. Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has recommended that Nutrex, Inc., modify or discontinue certain claims for Lipo-6 dietary supplement  and the  company  has  agreed  to do so.  The marketer’s  advertising  was reviewed pursuant to an anonymous challenge.
  • 4/09/2020 - No More Mortgage Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing  Self-Regulation  Program (ERSP) has recommended that certain  advertising  claims  for the No More  Mortgage  Debt Elimination Program  be  modified or discontinued. ERSP  did  find the  company  could support a general performance claim for the No More Mortgage program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Natural Factors Nutritional Products Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Natural Factors Nutritional Products, Inc. has provided a reasonable basis for certain advertising claims made for the PGX Daily Ultra Matrix Softgels, SlimStyles Weight Loss Drink Mix and WellBet PGX capsules. The marketer has agreed to discontinue certain other claims.
  • 4/09/2020 - MZ Direct Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that MZ Direct Response LLC (MZ Direct), marketers of the Velform Sauna Belt, has provided adequate support for one general efficacy claim. ERSP recommended the company modify or discontinue express performance, immediacy, testimonial, establishment, and comparative claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to anonymous consumer and competitive complaints.
  • 4/09/2020 - Murad, Inc. Participates In Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (“ERSP”), the electronic direct -response industry’s self-regulatory program supervised by the National Advertising Review Council (“NARC”), announced that direct response marketer Murad, Inc.
  • 4/09/2020 - Moxxor LLC Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Moxxor LLC has provided adequate support for claims related to the general effectiveness of the key ingredient but recommended the marketer modify comparative performance and quantified superiority claims.
  • 4/09/2020 - Momentum Direct Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has asked 2-Day SlimDown Dietary Supplement (“2-Day SlimDown”) marketed by Momentum Direct, to modify quantified performance claims and comparative claims, and add a disclosure to testimonials. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Modern Health Labs Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Scalp Med Hair Restoration for Men and Women (“Scalp Med”), marketed by Modern Health Labs, Inc. (“MHL”), has provided a reasonable basis for establishment, safety, and performance claims.  The marketer voluntarily discontinued some product claims and ERSP has recommended the marketer discontinue a specific comparative claim. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Milestone Scientific, Inc. Participates In ERSP Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) has determined that Milestone Scientific, Inc. (”Milestone”), marketers of the Ionic White Tooth Whitening System, have provided a reasonable basis for their general performance and safety claims, but could not support specific stain removal, comparative, or specific safety claims. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to a challenge from Thane International, Inc.

  • 4/09/2020 - Meliorra Participates In ERSP Self-Regulatory Forum

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP) announced that Meliorra LLC (Meliorra), marketers of the Avotone Wrinkle Relaxant Cream, has voluntary modified performance claims and provided a reasonable basis for specific comparative and establishment claims. ERSP remains concerned about certain permanency claims and has asked Meliorra to modify the claims in question. The marketer’s advertising was reviewed pursuant to ERSP’s monitoring program.
  • 4/09/2020 - Medifast 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 Medifast, marketers of The Medifast 980 Weight-Loss Plan, has voluntarily discontinued certain establishment claims , agreed to modify its testimonials, and agreed to add a disclaimer to clarify the Medifast program and results.
  • 4/09/2020 - Maximizer Health Labs Fails To Respond To ERSP Inquiry

    The Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program (ERSP), announced that Maximizer Health Labs, has failed to submit a substantive response to a monitoring and competitive inquiry regarding core claims made in a direct response advertisement for the sleep aid supplement Alteril.