Caffeinated underwear won't help you lose weight, U.S. government confirms

October 2, 2014 9:28 PM

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Caffeinated underwear won't help you lose weight, U.S. government confirms

Both companies have settled the FTC's charges against them, agreeing to a ban that would prevent either "from claiming that any garment that contains any drug or cosmetic causes substantial weight or fat loss or a substantial reduction in body size," in the future -- unless of course these claims can be substantiated by "competent and reliable scientific evidence."

Oregon-based Norm Thompson Outfitters, Inc., which sold its undergarments through mail order and on several websites, has been ordered to pay the FTC $230,000 so that it can issue consumer refunds.

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