Green Coffee Bean Manufacturer Settles FTC Charges

by Richard B. Newman
Applied Food Sciences, Inc. (“AFS”), has settled Federal Trade Commission chargers that it used the results of a flawed study to make baseless weight-loss claims about its green coffee extract to retailers, who repeated those claims in marketing finished products to consumers. The FTC complaint alleges the study was hopelessly flawed and that no reliable conclusions could be drawn from it.Read the full article