[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 117 (Monday, June 17, 1996)]
[Page 30614]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-15303]


[Dkt. C-3643]

The Dannon Company, Inc.; Prohibited Trade Practices, and 
Affirmative Corrective Actions

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission.

ACTION: Consent order.


SUMMARY: In settlement of alleged violations of federal law prohibiting 
unfair or deceptive acts or practices and unfair methods of 
competition, this consent order prohibits, among other things, a New 
York-based frozen yogurt manufacturer from misrepresenting the amount 
of fat, calories, or cholesterol in any frozen yogurt products. The 
consent order requires the respondent to pay $150,000 to the U.S. 
Treasury. This action settles allegations stemming from nutritional 
claims made in advertisements for Dannon's Pure Indulgence frozen 

DATES: Complaint and Order issued March 18, 1996.\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, NW., Washington, DC 20580.

Peter Metrinko, FTC/S-4302, Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-2104.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On Tuesday, December 12, 1995, there was 
published in the Federal Register, 60 FR 63715, a proposed consent 
agreement with analysis In the Matter of The Dannon Company, Inc., 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 
    A comment was filed and considered by the Commission. 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, 52)
Donald S. Clark,
[FR Doc. 96-15303 Filed 6-14-96; 8:45 am]