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CHAPTER 18 notes - CHAPTER 18 Consumer Protection I. The...

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CHAPTER 18 Consumer Protection I. The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) A. Purpose of Agency B. Food Safety 1. History 2. FDA expanded by 1938 Act 3. Park 4. Food Quality Protection – the Delaney Clause vs. the Food Quality Protection Act C. Nutrition Labeling 1. Labeling regulations 2. Label contents 3. Standards for health claims ex. “light” or “lite” D. Drug Safety 1. Application process 2. Drug vs. supplement 3. Whitaker 4. Prescription drugs 5. Drug effectiveness – The Kefauver Amendment 6. Liability a. FDA approval b. Learned intermediary doctrine E. Enforcement Activities 1. recall 2. seizure II. The FTC (Federal Trade Commission) A. Establishment B. Complaint Process C. Unfair and Deceptive Acts or Practices 1. Deception policy statement – three part test a. misrepresentation/omission of information b. deception likely to mislead a reasonable consumer c. deception is material 2. Specific circumstances/examples a. telemarketing b. oil and gas well investments c. work at home opportunities
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