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BrainStrong

March 23rd, 2017

In May 2017, a federal judge will determine whether a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against BrainStrong will be granted final approval. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2012 and amended in 2014, alleges that i-Health Inc. markets BrainStrong dietary supplements with DHA algal oil – including BrainStrong Toddler, BrainStrong Kids, and


Flintstone Healthy Brain Support Supplements

July 11th, 2016

May 2015: The named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstone Healthy Brain Support, a dietary supplement containing Omega-3 DHA, as supporting healthy brain function without scientific evidence to support such claim. (Kaplan et al


Brain Bright

April 11th, 2016

“Light Up Your Drained Brain” claims challenged.


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support Gummies

December 8th, 2014

In December 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer for allegedly falsely advertising the Flintstones Healthy Brain Support supplement (a gummy, chewable supplement with DHA) as able to “Support Healthy Brain Function” without scientific evidence to support such claims. (Gershman et al v. Bayer Healthcare, LLC, Case No. 14-cv-05332, N. D. CA.). For more


Flintstones Healthy Brain Support

October 15th, 2014

December 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. October 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Bayer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising Flintstones Healthy Brain Support, a gummy-chewable dietary supplement containing DHA. Specifically, plaintiffs allege that the company misleadingly represents that taking the supplement supports “healthy brain function” without


TruNature Ginkgo Biloba with Vinpocetine

April 17th, 2017

March 2017: A federal judge granted plaintiff’s motion for class certification. To read the court decision, click here. October 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Costco and NBTY for allegedly falsely representing that TruNature Ginkgo Biloba with Vinpocetine “supports alertness & memory” and “help[s] with mental clarity and memory” when, in reality, the supplement


Adderin

March 31st, 2017

Supplement maker’s silence spells referral of cognitive claims to the FTC.


Prevagen Dietary Supplements

March 16th, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Quincy Bioscience for allegedly deceptively marketing Prevagen dietary supplements as clinically shown to improve memory and provide other cognitive benefits when such claims are false. (Karathanos et al v. Quincy Bioscience Holding Company, Inc. et al, Case No. 17-cv-1091, E. D. NY.) For more information about


Prevagen Supplement

February 13th, 2017

February 2017: Quincy Bioscience moved for an order staying the proceedings in this action pending the resolution of the lawsuit filed against it by the Federal Trade Commission and New York Attorney General in January 2017 (FTC et al v. Quincy Bioscience Holding Co., Inc. et al.). January 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against


Prevagen Products

February 9th, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Quincy Bioscience for allegedly falsely representing that Prevagen supplements improve memory and provide cognitive benefits, and that the benefits of Prevagen are clinically proven when such claims are not true and without adequate support to make them. (Vanderwerff et al v. Quincy Bioscience Holding Company, Inc.


Prevagen Supplements

January 10th, 2017

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against Quincy Bioscience was dismissed in June 2016. The complaint, which was originally filed in state court in March 2015 and transferred to federal court in September 2015, alleged that the company advertises the products as “Clinically Tested” to “Improve[] Memory” by 7.5% within 8 days, 10% within 30 days,



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