We are thrilled to share that Angela Angotti's article, "Nutraceuticals and Social Media: FDA and FTC Like and Subscribe to the Next Big Trend in Litigation," has been published in the Food and Drug Law Institute’s Food and Drug Law Journal. This achievement was a collaborative effort with Michele Fields, Vice President and Senior Claim Consultant, Conner Strong & Buckelew.
The article discusses growth of the nutraceutical industry and social media as well as the risks and rewards when using influencers on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube and other social media sites to promote nutraceutical products. The Article discusses the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) and the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) enforcement priorities on mental health claims in dietary supplements; recent actions against companies for deceptive influencer endorsements and testimonials regarding nutraceuticals; as well as state-level consumer protection claims, including an example from a recent case in Texas.
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