[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 154 (Thursday, August 11, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-19613]


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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION

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AJM Packaging Corporation; et al.; Prohibited Trade Practices, 
and Affirmative Corrective Actions

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Consent order.

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SUMMARY: In settlement of alleged violations of federal law prohibiting 
unfair acts and practices and unfair methods of competition, this 
consent order prohibits, among other things, a Michigan seller of 
disposable paper plates and its president from representing that any 
product it sells offers any environmental benefit unless it can 
substantiate the claim, or from misrepresenting that any paper product 
or package is capable of being recycled, or the extent to which 
recycling collection programs for it is available.

DATES: Complaint and Order issued July 19, 1994.\1\

    \1\Copies of the Complaint and the Decision and Order are 
available from the Commission's Public Reference Branch, H-130, 6th 
Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mary Engle, FTC/H-476, Washington, D.C. 20580. (202) 326-3161.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On Friday, May 6, 1994, there was published 
in the Federal Register, 59 FR 23718, a proposed consent agreement with 
analysis In the Matter of AJM Packaging Corporation, et al., for the 
purpose of soliciting public comment. Interested parties were given 
sixty (60) days in which to submit comments, suggestions or objections 
regarding the proposed form of the order.
    No comments having been received, the Commission has ordered the 
issuance of the complaint in the form contemplated by the agreement, 
made its jurisdictional findings and entered an order to cease and 
desist, as set forth in the proposed consent agreement, in disposition 
of this proceeding.

(Sec. 6, 38 Stat. 721; 15 U.S.C. 46. Interprets or applies sec. 5, 
38 Stat. 719, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 45)
Benjamin I. Berman,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. 94-19613 Filed 8-10-94; 8:45 am]
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