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Health & wellness

FTC offers refund for purchase of some children’s vitamins

Parents who have previously purchased Disney- or Marvel Hero-themed vitamins for their kids may be eligible for a refund, the Federal Trade Commission announced on Tuesday. The government agency settled with manufacturers of the vitamins -- featuring Disney Princesses, Winnie the Pooh, Finding Nemo, and Spider-Man -- for $2.1 million last year for making false advertising claims on their products, which contained trace amounts of the fatty acid DHA.

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