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Dave Jordan sells Valentus off to formulator Paul Pearson

Valentus founder and CEO Dave Jordan has sold the company to Paul Pearson. How much Pearson bought Valentus for has not been disclosed. When exactly the sale took place is unclear but top distributors were informed at Valentus’ Sioux Falls headquarters earlier this month.

FTC sends 379 MLM companies deceptive/unfair conduct notices

The FTC has issued at least 379 MLM companies with deceptive and/or unfair conduct notices. This was announced by the FTC on October 26th. If it slipped under your radar, you’re not alone. I learned of the FTC’s announcement via a tip sent in by a reader. At first I thought there was some funny [Continue reading…]

Valentus SlimRoast health warning issued in Singapore

Singapore’s Health Science Authority has issued a health warning pertaining to Valentus’ SlimRoast Optimum Dark Roast Coffee.

Valentus’ & Elepreneurs’ supp supplier issued FDA warning

Alternative Laboratories, a supplement manufacturer and supplier for several MLM companies, has been issued a warning letter by the FDA.

“Do not consume Valentus SlimROAST”, warns NZ govt

The New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe), has warned against consumption of Valentus’ SlimRoast coffee.

Valentus beta-phenylethylamine warning issued in Denmark

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration has issued a warning regarding several of Valentus’ coffee blends.

Valentus SlimRoast coffee tests positive for amphetamines

Feeling perked up after a cup of Valentus’ SlimRoast coffee? Turns out that might not just be a caffeine rush you’re feeling…

The iGalen, Valentus & ATM Metabolics Emulin dispute

I first came across the legal dispute regarding ATM Metabolics’ Emulin supplement in our recently published iGalen review. A reader got in contact with some additional information, prompting me to further research the dispute. Here’s what I found.

Valentus, Advanced Laboratories & Vitae Global settle $3.1 mill lawsuit

The almost year-long feud between Valentus, Advanced Laboratories and Vitae Global has come to an end, following notice of a settlement. For those unfamiliar with the dispute, last May Valentus’ SlimRoast coffee supplier sued the company for $3.1 million.

Valentus corporate confirm MLM opportunity illegal in UK & Europe

Earlier this month news broke that Trading Standards was cracking down on the illegal sale of Valentus products in the UK. Trading Standards are an enforcement regulator who, among other things, regulate health and safety regulation in the UK. On or around late July or early August, Valentus affiliate Charlotte Thompson received a visit from Trading [Continue reading…]