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# misleading

All time
# first case
Complaint upheld about Irish blogger's 'misleading' Instagram image
Rosie Connolly used a photoshopped image to promote a Rimmel product.
# misleading
Health and beauty ads attracted the most complaints to the watchdog body last year
The total number of complaints increased nearly 60% last year.
# not on
Argos was offering these six items at half price, although they weren't actually available
The Advertising Standards Association of Ireland (ASAI) upheld a complaint made about the issue.
# misleading
'An outrageous slur' - Charlie Austin takes to Twitter to hit back at West Ham owner
QPR’s striker isn’t happy with comments made by David Sullivan about his fitness.
# misleading
This personal trainer just proved how bogus 'before and after' selfies can be
Fitspo? Not so much.
# misleading
Joan Burton says the No posters about surrogacy are 'sad and demeaning'
Ex-Justice Minister Alan Shatter said children are being used as weapons.
# Freemen on the land
'Desperate people are being sucked into this': Controversial property trust criticised
The Dáil has heard that there have been over 500 applications to the State property registration body for the acknowledgement of ‘freeman on the land’.
# Advertising
London women's centre advert that appeals to 'Irish visitors' is misleading
The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority has pulled an advert for a London clinic as it gives the impression it’s an abortion clinic.
# Fine
Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers
The fine was imposed after customers in the UK were given misleading information which made the company appear cheaper than competitors.
# Scam
EU law to change to guard against 'predatory' directory ad scams
Small business owner are targeted by companies presenting misleading ad contracts and charging up to €5k a year.
# Farming
Sample DNA testing of pigmeat begins
The testing is to expose misleading labelling of meat, the Irish Farmers’ Association has said.
# Food Safety
'Incorrect and inconsistent': Food businesses criticised over allergen controls
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has said that manufacturers of food in Ireland need to strengthen their allergen labelling and control policies.
# Tesco
Tesco 'greatly regrets' misleading prices on products
The company was fined €600 in a case brought by the National Consumer Agency – it says the mistake was a ‘human error’.