New York, NY – June 7, 2023 – Following a BBB National Programs National Advertising Division (NAD) challenge brought by competitor Purina Animal Nutrition LLC, Cargill, Incorporated voluntarily permanently discontinued certain comparative performance and superiority claims for its Nutrena® NatureWise® line of chicken feeds.
In response to the challenge, Cargill maintained that it possessed adequate substantiation for such claims. However, Cargill informed NAD that it had chosen to permanently discontinue the advertising campaign featuring the challenged claims for business reasons unrelated to Purina’s challenge. Therefore, NAD did not review the claims on their merits.
In its advertiser statement, Cargill thanked NAD for its attention to this matter and stated that it is “proud of the work it does to nourish animals, including flocks fed Nutrena® NatureWise® Layer Feeds.”
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