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Various Labrada Weight-Loss Supplements

March 10th, 2020

February 2020: The claims against Entertainment Media Ventures were voluntarily dismissed for undisclosed reasons. October 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement resolving the claims against Naturex. April 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that would resolve the claims against Naturex. According to the settlement terms,


Amazon Brain Supplements Database

January 16th, 2020

Between June 2019 and December 2019, TINA.org searched Amazon.com for “brain supplements” and collected more than 100 examples of search results and product pages in which the product had one or more of the following Amazon designations: Amazon Prime, Fulfilled by Amazon, Sponsored, Ships from and sold by Amazon.com, Editorial recommendation, Best Seller or Amazon’s


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

January 16th, 2020

November 2019: The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the plaintiffs adequately alleged injury in their complaint and that the district court erred in finding that the plaintiffs did not have standing. The dismissal was vacated and the case was remanded for further proceedings. April 2018: The plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding


Supplements from Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals

November 21st, 2019

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals for allegedly failing to disclose that supplements – including Ultimate Orange, HydroxyElite, Lipodrene Elite, Synadrene, and Jack’d Up – contain an allegedly dangerous and illegal ingredient, DMHA. (Ottesen et al v. Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-7271, N. D. CA.)


CVS Health Glucosamine Supplements

October 17th, 2019

June 2019: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal order. (Case No. 19-55671, 9th Cir.) May 2019: A federal judge dismissed this case finding that the claims were preempted by federal law. February 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS Health for allegedly falsely advertising that CVS Health Glucosamine Joint


Up & Up Biotin Supplements

October 11th, 2019

August 2019: A federal judge granted summary judgment in favor of Target concluding that the plaintiffs’ claims are preempted by federal law. Later in August, the named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the summary judgment order. (Case No. 19-16699, 9th Cir.) June 2018: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations. April 2017:


Platinum 100% BCAA 8:1:1 Dietary Supplements

October 1st, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Muscletech for allegedly falsely marketing that its Platinum 100% BCAA 8:1:1 dietary supplements will promote muscle protein synthesis, ensure muscles are primed for muscle-building, and provide key building blocks of muscles when, according to plaintiffs, scientific research shows that the dietary supplements do not work as


Prevagen Dietary Supplements

August 27th, 2019

August 2019: The case was transferred to the Southern District of New York. (Case No. 17-cv-1091, E. D. NY.) 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


Best BCAA Dietary Supplements

July 25th, 2019

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against BPI Sports for allegedly falsely advertising that its Best BCAA dietary supplement will increase protein synthesis to build “lean muscle” when, according to plaintiffs, the supplement decreases muscle protein synthesis and is not capable of increasing muscle mass. (Maroney et al v BPI Sports, LLC, Case


Various GNC Dietary Supplements

July 16th, 2019

In May 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its dietary supplements – including Men’s Prostate Formula, Diabetic Support, Preventive Nutrition Healthy Blood Pressure Formula, Women’s Ultra Mega Active Supplement, and Mega Men Healthy Testosterone – prevent, cure, and treat various diseases and health conditions without proper FDA approval


SAM-e Dietary Supplements

July 8th, 2019

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Vitamins Because and CT Health for allegedly misrepresenting that S-adenosylmethionine (SAM-e) dietary supplements contain a specific amount of SAM-e when, according to plaintiffs, the supplements contain only approximately 12% to 18% of the advertised amount of the ingredient. (Ginsberg et al v. Vitamins Because LLC, CT


Comment at FDA Public Meeting on Dietary Supplements

May 23rd, 2019

Comment made by TINA.org executive director, Bonnie Patten at the FDA’s public meeting on Responsible Innovation in Dietary Supplements held on May 16, 2019. Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments today on behalf of Truth in Advertising. TINA.org is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that works to out, stop and prevent deceptive marketing.


Health Claims on GNC Dietary Supplements

May 13th, 2019

April 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-1984, N. D. CA.) March 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Nutrition Corp. (GNC) for allegedly claiming – without FDA approval – that certain dietary supplements treat, cure, prevent, and mitigate hypercholesterolemia, coronary heart disease, and osteoporosis. The complaint


Ester-C and Other Vitamin Supplements

March 13th, 2019

October 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2017: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims but allowed others to move forward. October 2016: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint that brings similar allegations. July 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against NBTY, Inc. for allegedly


Alive! Women’s Energy and Other Vitamin Supplements

March 13th, 2019

June 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed after the parties reported that the case was settled. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. October 2017: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims but allowed others to move forward. April 2017: Plaintiff filed an amended complaint making similar allegations. May 2016: A class-action lawsuit


Hydroxycut Dietary Supplements

January 25th, 2019

Summer 2017: A judge granted final approval of the settlement. 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


CVS Enhanced Absorption Formula CoQ-10 Dietary Supplements

January 24th, 2019

May 2015: This lawsuit was dismissed for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. March 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS Pharmacy and Lang Pharma Nutrition for allegedly falsely advertising CVS Enhanced Absorption Formula CoQ-10 dietary supplements as having enhanced absorption and supporting heart health when, according to the complaint, the supplements do not provide the



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