Weight-Loss Product Advertising

Witnesses testified on ways to protect consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. Dr. Mehmet Oz… read more

Witnesses testified on ways to protect consumers from false and deceptive advertising of weight-loss products. Dr. Mehmet Oz defended the language and diet products featured on his television show. Dr. Oz acknowledged lawmakers' concerns but said that he believes in the products he promotes. He also said he informed viewers that the products were not long term solutions to maintaing a healthy weight. The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Mary K. Engle also testified. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Mary K. Engle Associate Director Federal Trade Commission->Division of Advertising Practices
  • Daniel Fabricant Vice President National Nutritional Foods Assn->Scientific and Regulatory Affairs
  • Dean Heller U.S. Senator [R] Nevada
  • Amy Klobuchar U.S. Senator [D] Minnesota
  • Claire McCaskill U.S. Senator [D] Missouri
  • Steven Mister President and CEO Council for Responsible Nutrition
  • Mehmet Oz M.D. Television Show Host and Surgeon
  • Lee Peeler Executive Vice President Council of Better Business Bureau->National Advertising Self-Regulation
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Weight-Loss Product Advertising

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Program ID:
320015-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 17, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 25, 2014

Airing Details

  • Jun 17, 2014 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 11:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 12:18pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 1:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 2:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 4:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 17, 2014 | 11:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 18, 2014 | 12:30am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jun 18, 2014 | 1:37am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 18, 2014 | 7:25am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2014 | 2:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 21, 2014 | 12:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 21, 2014 | 3:34pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 23, 2014 | 10:20am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 24, 2014 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 1:17pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 25, 2014 | 5:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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