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Prevagen Dietary Supplements

November 19th, 2020

November 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. October 2020: TINA.org filed an amicus curiae brief opposing the terms of the proposed settlement agreement as unfair to consumers. To read the brief or learn about the issues raised by TINA.org, click here. July 2020: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement


Joint Juice Supplements

November 12th, 2020

October 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-7453, N.D. Cal.) September 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Premier Nutrition Company for allegedly falsely advertising that its glucosamine dietary supplement Joint Juice will treat osteoarthritis and “help[] keep cartilage lubricated and flexible” when, according to plaintiffs, scientific evidence


Senokot Laxatives and Dietary Supplements

November 12th, 2020

In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Avrio Health for allegedly misleadingly marketing Senokot laxatives and dietary supplements as natural when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain synthetic ingredients. (Tarantino et al v. Avrio Health, Case No. 20-cv-5220, E.D.N.Y.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of the marketing of supplements, click here.


NatureWise Curcumin Dietary Supplements

August 20th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that the front label of NatureWise Curcumin dietary supplements misleadingly represents that each capsule contains 2250 mg of curcumin when, according to plaintiffs, each capsule contains only 750 mg of curcumin, meaning that consumers need to take three capsules to get 2250 mg of curcumin. (Valentine


NatureWise Curcumin Dietary Supplements

July 10th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against NatureWise and HeartWise Wonder for allegedly misleadingly marketing NatureWise Curcumin dietary supplement as containing 2250 mg of curcumin per capsule when, according to plaintiffs, each capsule contains only 750 mg of curcumin. (Valentine et al v. HeartWise Inc. d/b/a NatureWise and HeartWise Wonder Inc., Case No.


Benefiber Fiber Supplements

June 24th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare for allegedly falsely advertising that Benefiber Original Fiber Supplement and Benefiber Healthy Shape Fiber Supplement are “100% Natural” when, according to plaintiffs, the supplements undergo a chemical process and contain non-natural, synthetic ingredients. (White et al v. GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC,


Country Farms Farm Fresh Nutrition Supplements

June 2nd, 2020

In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Windmill Health Products for allegedly falsely marketing Country Farms Farm Fresh Nutrition supplements – including Mighty Mushrooms, Bountiful Beets Drink Mix, Bountiful Beets capsules, Super Fruit & Veggies, and Sprouts & Seeds – as “Natural” when, according to plaintiffs, the supplements contain synthetic ingredients. (Gatling et


Scivation Xtend BCAA Dietary Supplements

June 2nd, 2020

May 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-559, W.D. Tex.) September 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nutrabolt for allegedly deceptively marketing Scivation Xtend BCAA dietary supplements as supporting muscle growth, recovery, and repair when, according to the complaint, scientific evidence shows that the supplements are not


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


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



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