Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Abbott Labs Wails About Ruling on Baby Formula Ads: "

November 15, 2005

NEW YORK -- A unit of Abbott Laboratories made a stinging response on Tuesday to a decision by the National Advertising Review Board that condemned its advertising for Similac Advance baby formula.
The NARB said the Abbott unit's advertising was %u201Cconfusing at best%u201D and wrongly gave consumers the impression that Similac boosted babies' immune systems."