Too Good To Be True…

Skechers will pay $40M in nationwide settlement over claims that their fitness shoes helped users shed pounds and tone muscles. The settlement also involves the company's Resistance Runner, Toners and Tone-ups shoes. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Skechers Skechers will pay $40M in nationwide settlement over claims that their fitness shoes helped users shed pounds and tone muscles. The settlement also involves the company's Resistance Runner, Toners and Tone-ups shoes. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The Dannon Company agreed to a $21 million settlement and agreed to stop making claims that a single daily serving of its Activia yogurt could ease irregularity and that its DanActive dairy drink could reduce a person’s likelihood of catching a cold or the flu. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Dan Active and Activia The Dannon Company agreed to a $21 million settlement and agreed to stop making claims that a single daily serving of its Activia yogurt could ease irregularity and that its DanActive dairy drink could reduce a person’s likelihood of catching a cold or the flu. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Airborne The makers of Airborne agreed to a $30 million settlement over false advertising claims that Airborne tablets can prevent or reduce the risk of colds, reduce the severity or duration of a cold, and protect against colds in crowded places such as airplanes, offices, or schools. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The marketers of Bloussant Breast Enhancement supplements agreed to a $3.2 million settlement and to stop making claims that Bloussant stimulates breast cells to regenerate the growth process, thereby increasing breast size by two cups in most women.  (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Bloussant Breast Enhancement The marketers of Bloussant Breast Enhancement supplements agreed to a $3.2 million settlement and to stop making claims that Bloussant stimulates breast cells to regenerate the growth process, thereby increasing breast size by two cups in most women. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The marketers of Bodyflex agreed to a $2.6 million settlement and to stop making claims that BodyFlex causes users to lose from four to 14 inches in the first seven days.  (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Bodyflex The marketers of Bodyflex agreed to a $2.6 million settlement and to stop making claims that BodyFlex causes users to lose from four to 14 inches in the first seven days. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Marketers of "Fast Abs" exercise belt to pay over $5 million to settle FTC charges that the belt did not produce "six-pack" abs without exercise. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
FastAbs Marketers of "Fast Abs" exercise belt to pay over $5 million to settle FTC charges that the belt did not produce "six-pack" abs without exercise. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The Kellogg Company agreed to stop making claims that Frosted Mini-Wheats is “clinically shown to improve kids’ attentiveness by nearly 20%.” (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Kellogg's Frosted Mini-Wheats The Kellogg Company agreed to stop making claims that Frosted Mini-Wheats is “clinically shown to improve kids’ attentiveness by nearly 20%.” (source: Federal Trade Commission)
After a class-action lawsuit, the maker of Nutella agreed to pay out $3.05 million as part of a settlement over its claims that Nutella was part of “a healthy breakfast.”  (source: CBS News)
Nutella After a class-action lawsuit, the maker of Nutella agreed to pay out $3.05 million as part of a settlement over its claims that Nutella was part of “a healthy breakfast.” (source: CBS News)
Power Balance agreed to a $57 million settlement over a lawsuit that claimed the company misled consumers to believe that the hologram-embedded bracelets and necklaces were scientifically proven to improve athletic performance. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Power Balance Bracelets Power Balance agreed to a $57 million settlement over a lawsuit that claimed the company misled consumers to believe that the hologram-embedded bracelets and necklaces were scientifically proven to improve athletic performance. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Reebok agreed to pay $25 million in customer refunds to resolve charges that the company deceptively advertised “toning shoes,” which it claimed would provide extra tone and strength to leg and buttock muscles. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Reebok EasyTone Reebok agreed to pay $25 million in customer refunds to resolve charges that the company deceptively advertised “toning shoes,” which it claimed would provide extra tone and strength to leg and buttock muscles. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Nestle, which makes BOOST Kid Essentials agreed to stop making claims that the probiotics in BOOST will reduce the risk of colds, flu, and other upper respiratory tract infections.  They also agreed to stop claiming it would help with diarrhea and cut children’s sick days. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Boost Kid Essentials Nestle, which makes BOOST Kid Essentials agreed to stop making claims that the probiotics in BOOST will reduce the risk of colds, flu, and other upper respiratory tract infections. They also agreed to stop claiming it would help with diarrhea and cut children’s sick days. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
The marketers of the acne apps agreed a $16,000 settlement and to stop making claims  that colored lights emitted from a mobile device would treat acne if you held the device next to your skin for a few minutes each day. (source: Federal Trade Commission)
Acne Apps The marketers of the acne apps agreed a $16,000 settlement and to stop making claims that colored lights emitted from a mobile device would treat acne if you held the device next to your skin for a few minutes each day. (source: Federal Trade Commission)

Latest Galleries

Golden 1 Center: Media Preview Day
Farm-to-Fork Tower Bridge Dinner Gala FundraiserThe dinner is also a fundraiser with proceeds to fund the free annual Farm-to-Fork Festival and other programs. This year’s sold out dinner was on September 25th which served family-style meal.
Clinton-Trump Presidential Debate At Hofstra UniversityThe presidential candidates faced off in their first debate at Hofstra University in New York.
North State Building Industry Association (BIA) Dinner and Awards ProgramOn September 23rd at the Sheraton Grand the North State BIA 41st Annual Dinner and Wards program recognized excellence in Marking, Product and People. The North State BIA (Building Industry Association) is the leading advocate for the home building industry in the greater Sacramento region. Representing over 500 members, including nearly 50,000 industry jobs, the BIA is committed to preserving and furthering the economic interests of its members, while also working to enhance the industry's standing as a significant contributor to the regional economy
Great Sacramento Area Economic Council Press Conference announced new Headquarters in Sacramento.The technology company SupportPay announced on Thursday at the Crest Theatre that they are moving their Headquarters from Silicon Valley to Sacramento at a Greater Sacramento Area Economic Council press conference. Greater Sacramento and the City of Sacramento have been working hard to bring yet another fast-growing tech company to our community. Greater Sacramento competed head-to-head for this tech company with Charlotte, Texas, and New York. SupportPay is backed by Draper Associates, Sales Force Ventures, and Aspect Ventures. Support Pay CEO Sheri Atwood, Mayor-elect Darrell Steinberg, Venture Capitalist Tim Draper and the Greater Sacramento Board Chairman Pat Talamantes all participated in the press conference.
Africa Hope Fund “Safari on the River” Fundraiser in SacramentoSafari on the River Fundraiser, an African experience was on the Garden Hwy at Juluka landing, Sacramento on September 18, 2016. The Africa Hope Fund helps with much needed funds for the education of children in Africa and the protection of wildlife.
NAIOP DEVELOPMENT 2017 AND PROJECT TOURNAIOP Sacramento Valley hosted a discussion of projects and development in the region from the local developers and the plans to support growth and development in 2017 and beyond at the Crest Theatre on September 14th. After the panel discussion, attendees boarded trolley cars for a tour of where development will begin soon or projects are currently underway. Since 1967, NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, has become the leading organization for office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate developers, owners and investors. NAIOP is comprised of more than 15,000 members and provides strong advocacy, education and business opportunities through a North American network.
The Center for Land-Based Learning DINNER AT THE BARN FundraiserThe first fundraiser dinner at the BARN in West Sacramento on September 11, 2016, presented by Downey Brand and hosted by Fulcrum Property. The BARN is the Bridge District’s new indoor/outdoor hot spot for entertainment, fundraisers, food service and farmers market on West Sacramento’s riverfront. The Center for Land-Based Learning is dedicated to creating the next generation of farmers and teaching California’s youth about the importance of agriculture and natural resource conservation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Sacramento

Sign-Up Now For Our 2016 Knockout Pool
Tickets to aftershock now on sale
Follow Us On Facebook

Listen Live