Snake Venom is just one of Brewmeister's brands – others include Black Hawk and Neon Blonde

Brewmeister’s Snake Venom beer marketing blasted

By Rod Addy

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned an online beer advert for misleading consumers over its alcohol content and placing “undue emphasis on the alcoholic strength” of the product.

Estrella beer is made by Wells & Youngs Brewing Company

Wells & Youngs escapes ban over Estrella ad

By Rod Addy

An Estrella beer advert was slammed by the Youth Alcohol Advertising Council (YAAC) for encouraging irresponsible drinking among young people and linking alcohol to sex.

The ASA ruled the Facebook advert should not appear in its current form

Sex, drunkenness and foul language result in ad ban

By Michael Stones

A Facebook advert attributed to Camerons Brewery, trading as the bar Trocaderos South Shields, has been banned after complaints about its foul language and invitations to drunkenness and promiscuous sexual behaviour, according to the Advertising Standards...

An online Ribena brand has been banned for misleading consumers

Ribena advert banned for misleading health claims

By Laurence Gibbons

An online Ribena advert has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) for making exaggerated and misleading health claims about the benefits of the drink.

The ASA agreed with Premier Foods and Allied Bakeries that the Warburtons' advert was misleading

Warburtons’ ad banned after Premier Foods complains

By Michael Stones

A national press advert from Warburtons – stating ‘No.1 Now London's biggest bakers’ – has been banned by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after complaints from Premier Foods and Allied Bakeries.

The superhero-themed Facebook promotion of Krave triumphed over the CFC complaint

Kellogg welcomes ASA Facebook superhero ruling

By Freddie Dawson

Cereal manufacturer Kellogg has welcomed a ruling from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) allowing it to continue using a superhero-themed Facebook game to market a product campaigners claim contains too much sugar for children.

‘Unacceptable’ Nutella ad should have been banned, says Which?

‘Unacceptable’ Nutella ad should have been banned, says Which?

By Ben Bouckley

Consumer watchdog Which? has hit out at an Advertising Standards Authority adjudication that rejected 31 complaints about a television advert for Nutella hazlenut spread, calling the authority’s failure to ban it a “huge disappointment”.

Premier wins gravy fight with Unilever

Premier wins gravy fight with Unilever

By Anne Bruce

Premier Foods has won a spat with rival Unilever, after the latter claimed in adverts that its Knorr gravy tasted better than Premier’s Bisto brand.

Web health claims likely target in UK online crackdown

Web health claims likely target in UK online crackdown

By Shane Starling

New Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) powers to monitor and adjudicate on online marketing materials will place web-based messaging for healthy foods under serious scrutiny for the first time, with many likely to fall foul of the agency’s guidelines,...

Full omega-3 study held up

Full omega-3 study held up

By Elaine Watson

Lack of funding stalls trial into effects of omega-3 supplements on all children


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