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FTC Alleges That Marketers of CortiSlim and
CortiStress Made False or Unsubstantiated Claims -
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has charged marketers of two dietary supplements with claiming, falsely and
without substantiation, that their products can cause weight loss and reduce the risk of, or prevent, serious health
conditions. According to the FTC’s complaint, Stephen Cheng and Gregory Cynaumon, and business partner and
product formulator Shawn Talbott have sold 'CortiSlim' and 'CortiStress' through a number of widely aired infomercials
and short TV commercials, as well as radio and print advertisements and Internet Web sites.
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