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TripleFlex Supplements

November 14th, 2017

November 2017: TINA.org filed an brief opposing the terms of the proposed settlement because, among other things, it does not eradicate the deception at issue and therefore is unfair to consumers. To read TINA.org’s full brief, click here. For a summary of TINA.org’s legal efforts in this case, click here. June 2017: The parties amended


CVS Vitamin E Supplements

October 27th, 2017

May 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2016: The First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s order dismissing the complaint. To read the decision, click here. February 2016: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal of the District Court’s decision to dismiss. January 2016:


Nature’s Bounty Ginkgo Biloba Supplements

September 19th, 2017

March 2017: This case was dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. The dismissal was to allow plaintiffs to re-file in state court. November 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc. and Nature’s Bounty, Inc. for allegedly deceptively advertising that Ginkgo Biloba supplements will provide a variety of health benefits – such as


MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil Supplements

August 21st, 2017

July 2017: The named plaintiff’s claims were voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. Class members claims were dismissed . August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Schiff Nutrition International for allegedly falsely marketing that the MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil supplement reduces the


Hydroxycut Dietary Supplements

July 27th, 2017

May 2017: The plaintiffs filed an amended complaint alleging that Iovate falsely markets Hydroxycut brand weight-loss products as “[s]cientifically [r]esearched” and “[c]linically-[p]roven” to promote weight loss when, according to plaintiffs, the key ingredients do not promote weight loss. The parties also revised their settlement agreement and moved for final approval of the new agreement. According


Nature Made Vitamin E Dietary Supplements

July 25th, 2017

October 2016: One of the named plaintiffs (Corbett) voluntarily dismissed her claims , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. As a result of this voluntary dismissal and the August 2016 dismissal, all of the claims in this case were dismissed. Later in October, Bradach (the other named plaintiff) filed a Notice of Appeal


Move Free Glucosamine Supplements

July 17th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Reckitt Benckiser LLC for allegedly falsely advertising Move Free glucosamine supplements as providing meaningful joint health benefits, when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients in the supplements cannot support or benefit joint health. (Yamagata et al v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC, Case No. 17-cv-3529, N. D. CA.) For


Progressive Laboratories Kelp Dietary Supplements

July 10th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Progressive Laboratories for allegedly falsely representing the amount of iodine in its kelp supplement. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company represents that each pill contains 500 micrograms of iodine when, according to plaintiffs, each pill contains 960 micrograms of iodine, which they allege is excessive


Glucosamine Supplements: Rexall, Osteo Bi-Flex, and Others

June 29th, 2017

November 2016: The appeals were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Click on the links below to see each motion for dismissal and order dismissing case. Buckley Motion and Dismissal Frank Motion and Dismissal Nunez Motion and Dismissal Sweeney Motion and Dismissal October 2016: Another objector filed a Notice of Appeal


Nature’s Bounty and Sundwon Naturals Ginkgo Biloba Dietary Supplements

June 15th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc., Nature’s Bounty, Inc., and Rexall Sundown, Inc. for allegedly deceptively labeling Nature’s Bounty Ginkgo Biloba and Sundown Naturals Ginkgo Biloba dietary supplements as providing a variety of health benefits – including “Support[ing] Healthy Brain Function and Circulation,” “help[ing] support memory, especially occasional mild memory


Natrol’s Biotin Supplements

June 8th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Natrol for allegedly misrepresenting that Biotin products – including Fast Dissolve and Maximum Strength varieties – will “Promote[] Healthy Hair and Strong Nails” and support energy and energy production when, according to plaintiffs, such claims are not true. According to the complaint, the general population consumes


Trunature Milk Thistle Herbal Supplements

June 7th, 2017

In June 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Costco for allegedly misleadingly marketing the amount of silymarin (i.e., the main component of milk thistle seeds) in Trunature Milk Thistle and Trunature Liver Health Complex. According to the complaint, the products contain “just a fraction of the advertised amount.” (Sweeney et al v. Costco Wholesale


Metabolic Nutrition Synedrex and E.S.P. Dietary Supplements

June 2nd, 2017

In April 2017, a false advertising lawsuit was filed against IQ Formulations alleging that the company fails to disclose that Metabolic Nutrition dietary supplements – specifically, Synedrex and E.S.P. (Energy Stimulant Pre-Workout) – contain an unlawful ingredient, MethylPentane Citrate (more commonly known as DMBA) and the failure to disclose this information violates state and federal


Various Labrada Weight-Loss Supplements

May 30th, 2017

March 2017: A federal judge dismissed claims against Sony finding that the allegations against the company were insufficient. To read the decision and learn more about why some claims are moving forward while others are dismissed, click here. June 2016: An amended complaint, which adds two named plaintiffs and a defendant (EMV) to the lawsuit,


Up & Up Biotin Supplements

May 15th, 2017

In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Target for allegedly deceptively marketing Up & Up biotin supplements as “help[ing] support healthy hair and skin” when the supplements do not provide such benefits. According to the complaint, the supplements are “superfluous and unneeded” because the general population gets more than enough biotin from their


Vital Nutrients Supplements

April 28th, 2017

February 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this action. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive $6 for each product purchased. Class members with proof of purchase may receive a refund for a maximum of 25 products while class members without proof of purchase may receive refunds for a maximum


Nature’s Bounty Biotin Supplements

April 3rd, 2017

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc. and Nature’s Bounty, Inc. for allegedly deceptively marketing biotin supplements as “Support[ing[ Healthy Hair, Skin, and Nails” when, in reality, the biotin supplements do not provide any benefits. According to the complaint, the supplements are “unneeded” and “superfluous” because the general population gets enough


PhD Fitness Pre-JYM and Post-JYM Supplements

April 3rd, 2017

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against PhD Fitness for allegedly misleadingly marketing the characteristics and benefits of sports supplements. According to the complaint, the company misleadingly markets Pre-JYM and Post-JYM supplements as being scientifically supported and properly dosed to provide certain benefits – including muscle endurance, strength, growth, and recovery – when



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