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Company: NBTY, Inc.
Current Parent CompanyNestle
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Penalty: $2,000,000
Year: 2005
Date: October 12, 2005
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: NBTY Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of dietary supplements in the United States and abroad, agreed to pay a $2 million civil penalty to settle allegations that it violated the terms of a 1995 FTC order by making false and misleading health claims about two of its products.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Federal Trade Commission
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
HQ Country of Current Parent: Switzerland
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: food products
Specific Industry of Current Parent: food products
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