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FTC takes snap, crackle out of Kellogg cereal health claims

The three little guys on Rice Krispies boxes are in trouble for claiming that their cereal supports the immune systems of children. The Federal Trade Commission announced on June 3 that Kellogg Co. had  agreed to pull back on health claims for the puffy cereal. In a statement, commission chairman Jon Leibowitz said, “We expect

Is Apple proprietary or monopolostic with mobile apps?

That’s the question floated when addressing the company’s ban of Flash for iPhone and iPad apps. CEO Steve Jobs says that Flash poses a security risk, closed and inappropriate for use on mobile devices. Adobe says that Jobs is being too controlling. The level of industry and government interest demonstrates how far mobile phone apps

2010 Supplement Law and Business Predictions

2009 was an incredible year for the dietary supplement industry.  While the rest of American business floundered amidst the depths of a recession, the dietary supplement business thrived.  Americans concerned about maintaining their good health stocked up on supplements by the shopping cartful. In a year when initial public offerings and acquisitions were almost unheard

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