Jan 3, 2013 — Google has agreed to change some of its business practices, in an agreement made with the Federal Trade Commission that will end the U.S. agency's antitrust probe of the search and technology company.
Aug 9, 2012 — The FTC came down on the company for putting "cookies" on computers after it told Safari users that wouldn't be done.
May 22, 2012 — A federal judge says POM Wonderful violated the law by making claims that led people to believe the juice could treat, prevent or reduce the risk of certain diseases. But the company is claiming victory because it will not have to clear its future marketing plans with the FDA.
Nov 4, 2011 — The Federal Trade Commission said it has reached a settlement with David J. Romeo and two companies he controlled that bans them from "making any weight-loss claims while marketing foods, drugs, and dietary supplements." Under the agreement, Romeo will forfeit a Vermont vacation house.
Oct 3, 2011 — The new labels, plus a resealable opening, came as the Federal Trade Commission alleged that Phusion Projects had understated the amount of alcohol in some of its products. The company agreed to make the changes despite disagreeing about the agency's claims.
May 3, 2011 — The Food and Drug Administration warns consumers there are no over-the-counter drugs or dietary supplements approved to treat or prevent sexually transmitted diseases. People who know or suspect they are infected with an STD should consult a health professional.