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#false advertising

# false-advertising - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Beauty website's claim that mink-hair eyelashes were made 'cruelty free' found to be misleading by ASAI
# Bia Belle Beauty
# Bia Belle Beauty

Beauty website's claim that mink-hair eyelashes were made 'cruelty free' found to be misleading by ASAI

Oct 31st 2018, 6:20 AM 14,372 Views 28 Comments

Four people complained to the authority that it was impossible for hair from a mink, a wild animal, to be obtained without cruelty.

# false-advertising - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld after Santa no-show at Donegal nightclub's 'misleading' 99c drinks night
# False Advertising
# False Advertising

Complaint upheld after Santa no-show at Donegal nightclub's 'misleading' 99c drinks night

Aug 30th 2018, 7:45 PM 38,311 Views 8 Comments

The complaint was lodged over a Facebook ad for a ‘Snow Rave’ in The Pulse Venue in Letterkenny.

# false-advertising - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Families to sue sperm bank after being given donations from convicted felon
# Canada
# Canada

Families to sue sperm bank after being given donations from convicted felon

Apr 16th 2016, 3:24 PM 14,295 Views 0 Comments

At least 36 women in Britain, Canada and the US are believed to have been inseminated with the sperm.

# false-advertising - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Subway settles lawsuit over foot-long sandwiches that measure less than 12 inches
# Only In America
# Only In America

Subway settles lawsuit over foot-long sandwiches that measure less than 12 inches

Oct 21st 2015, 10:48 PM 26,857 Views 38 Comments

Bring your rulers to lunch.

# false-advertising - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Complaints against Vodafone, Dublin Airport and a psychic healer upheld
# False Advertising
# False Advertising

Complaints against Vodafone, Dublin Airport and a psychic healer upheld

Aug 5th 2014, 1:43 PM 23,868 Views 51 Comments

In total, the Advertising Standards Agency dealt with 13 complaints last month.