Gothamist
Date: 2010-09-28
Author: John Del Signore

Article Mentions
Author, John Del Signore
Mentioned, Stewart Resnick
Mentioned, Fiji Water
This POM ad was banned in England. The Federal Trade Commission has accused pomegranate juice manufacturers POM Wonderful of false advertising. The company's owners, billionaire philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick of Los Angeles, who also own Fiji water and Teleflora, are big believers in the power of pomegranate juice, and have spent over $30 million funding studies to examine its healthy properties. In advertising, they've claimed that their juice can help to treat heart disease, prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction. But the F.T.C. alleges: POM Wonderfuls heart disease claims are false and unsubstantiated because many of the scientific studies conducted by POM Wonderful did not show heart disease benefit from use of its products...(read more)
... This POM ad was banned in England. The Federal Trade Commission has accused pomegranate juice manufacturers POM Wonderful of false advertising. The company's owners, billionaire philanthropists Lynda and Stewart Resnick ...


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