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Vega Protein Powders

November 22nd, 2019

August 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. January 2019: After the plaintiffs learned that Whitewave Services and Danone do not directly manufacture, distribute, or sell the Vega products named in the complaint, the companies were dismissed as defendants. Later in January, plaintiffs filed an amended complaint against Sequel Naturals and Vega US


PowerBar Clean Whey Protein Bars

April 30th, 2019

February 2019: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Premier Nutrition Corp. for allegedly misleadingly marketing PowerBar Clean Whey Protein bars to give consumers the impression that they contain a greater amount of “clean” (or the most concentrated form of)


Premier Protein Protein Drinks and Bars

January 24th, 2019

January 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of this settlement agreement. September 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement in which the company agreed to provide class members with a cash award for each Premier Protein Shake product purchased. Class members with proof of purchase may receive $1 for each product purchased


Pure Protein

November 26th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against United States Nutrition for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for Pure Protein products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the containers are nearly 40% empty space. (Matic et al v. United States Nutrition Inc., Case No. 18-cv-9592, C. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of slack-filled


Snickers Protein Bars

April 25th, 2018

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Mars Wrigley Confectioner for allegedly misleadingly advertising Snickers Protein Bars by misrepresenting the quantity, quality, and nature of the protein in them. Plaintiffs also claim that the company does not comply with federal and state law regarding the testing methodology of the protein and the daily


Rebbl’s Elixirs and Proteins Beverages

April 9th, 2018

In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Rebbl, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising its “Elixirs” and “Proteins” beverages. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company markets the beverages as providing various health and body benefits – including that the beverages have positive effects on joint health, fatigue, immunity, and cardiovascular strength and that


22 Days Nutrition® Plant Power Protein Powder Supplement

January 25th, 2018

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Coexist Nutrition for allegedly deceptively using ed containers for 22 Days Nutrition® Plant Power Protein Powder Supplement. According to the complaint, the company uses non-transparent containers that are “mostly air” to make consumers believe they are buying more protein powder than they actually are. (Ross et


Containers of Herbal Zen Nutrition™ Plant-Based Protein

December 5th, 2017

In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Iovate Health Sciences for allegedly deceptively using ed containers for Herbal Zen Nutrition™ Plant-Based Protein. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the 1.5 lbs container has unnecessary empty space. (Hu et al v. Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc., Case No. 17-cv-9427, S. D. NY.) For more information about


The Packaging of Various GNC Protein Whey Protein Products

December 1st, 2017

March 2017: Both cases were dismissed pursuant to a joint motion to dismiss filed by the parties. The claims were dismissed as to the named plaintiffs and as to the class members. January 2017: The parties notified the Court that they reached a confidential settlement agreement, along with the parties in a related case, Polanco


The Packaging of Body Fortress Products and Pure Protein Products

December 1st, 2017

January 2017: After being transferred to a court in New York, this case was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. August 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc. and United States Nutrition for allegedly deceptively packaging protein products – including various Body Fortress


DYMATIZE Protein Products

September 19th, 2017

April 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. October 2016: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this action. According to the settlement terms, the company agreed to make certain changes to the packaging for the eight protein products at issue for a period of five years. Specifically, the company agreed


Isopure Zero-Carb and Low-Carb Protein Powder

September 19th, 2017

December 2014: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nature’s Best and GNC for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of whey protein in Isopure Zero-Carb and Low-Carb Protein Powders. The complaint alleges that the companies represent that the products are “100%


The Packaging of MuscleTech and Six Star Protein Products

September 18th, 2017

July 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiffs’ individual claims were dismissed and the class members’ claims were dismissed . October 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc. for allegedly deceptively


Quorn Products Containing Mycoprotein

September 7th, 2017

September 2017: A federal judge granted plaintiff’s motion for final approval of the revised settlement. July 2017: The parties amended the settlement agreement. Among other things, the revised terms require that Quorn product labels state “Mycoprotein is a mold (member of the fungi family). There have been rare cases of allergic reactions to products that


Core 8 Protein Supplements

February 21st, 2017

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Core Formulation alleging that its protein supplements – including those sold under the brand names Core Formulations/CF, Core 8, IsoCore, APEX, Biohealth Precisions ISO, and Rogue Nutrition – Rogue Whey – do not contain the represented amount of protein. Specifically, the complaint, which was originally filed in


Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein

December 22nd, 2016

February – March 2015: All of the named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed their claims. (Click here and here for the dismissal orders). The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. August 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against the manufacturers of the Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein for allegedly misleadingly marketing the dietary supplement.


Body Fortress Protein Supplements

December 13th, 2016

In November 2016, a federal judge dismissed some of the claims in a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against NBTY, United States Nutrition, Healthwatchers, and Met-RX Nutrition regarding the marketing of protein supplements, including Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein, Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Isolate, and Met-Rx MyoSynthesis Whey. The complaint, which was originally


CVS Whey Protein Powder

November 21st, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against CVS survived a motion to dismiss filed by CVS in March 2016. The complaint, which was originally filed in November 2014 and amended in July 2015, alleges that CVS misrepresents the nature and quality of its dietary supplement CVS Whey Protein Powder. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the


Probalance Protein Products

November 21st, 2016

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Probalance for allegedly misrepresenting the nature and quality of its protein products, including Probalance Protein Shot, Probalance Protein Shot Plus Energy, Probalance Protein Shot XL, and Probalance Protein Water. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the product labels misleadingly represent the protein content, including the percent


New Whey Liquid Protein

October 26th, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against New Whey Nutrition for allegedly falsely marketing New Whey Liquid Protein. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the supplement contains less protein than represented on the label. According to the complaint, the label claims that the supplement contains 42 grams of protein per serving when



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