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California Fines Goop For Deceptive Products

The California Food, Drug, and Medical Device Task Force comes fined Gwyneth Paltrow's company Goop $145,000 and bars it Goop from engaging in deceptive marketing in the future including from “[m]aking and/or disseminating any statement regarding any nutritional supplement or medical device that is false or misleading in any particular, or has the tendency or capacity to deceive or mislead.” According to the Santa Cruz District Attorney’s press release, consumers who purchased the Jade Egg ($66), Rose Quartz Egg ($55), and/or Inner Judge Flower Essence Blend ($22) between Jan. 12, 2017 and Aug. 31, 2017, are entitled to a full refund because the eggs were deceptively marketed as having the ability to balance hormones, regulate menstrual cycles, prevent uterine prolapse, and increase bladder control, while the Essence Blend was said to help prevent depression. Andersen Sleater Sianni represents consumers who have been mislead by false advertising. Click here to read more about Goop.

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