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Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 12th January

15 January 2020
Retail, Food, and Hospitality Regulatory Update W/E 12th January. Alcohol packaging ruling, Voluntary commitments to curb ‘fake reviews’.

Important Updates

Advertising rulings: The Advertising Standards Authority has published a number of rulings this week including the following:

  • Bacardi – Case not upheld in respect of a complaint that advertising for Bombay Sapphire linked alcohol consumption to mood and creativity. View >
  • Nestle – Case upheld in respect of overestimation of the chances of winning in an on-pack competition. View >
  • Intercontinental Hotels Group – Case upheld re a ‘best price guaranteed’ claim due to lack of transparency of conditions that applied. View >


Alcohol packaging ruling: The Portman group have ruled that a canned alcoholic beverage called ‘Juice box’ marketed by Fourpure brewing Co failed to make it sufficiently clear that it was an alcoholic product. View > View >


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