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TripleFlex Supplements

April 3rd, 2018

March 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. Later in December, an objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. November 2017: TINA.org filed an brief opposing the terms of the proposed


Rite Aid’s Nutritional Supplements

March 6th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Rite Aid for allegedly misleadingly stating the amount of certain ingredients in one serving of its brand of nutritional supplements – including glucosamine/chondroitin, lycopene, cranberry, calcium, and Echinacea/goldenseal – without adequately disclosing that one serving is multiple tablets. (Silva v. Rite Aid Corporation, Case No. 18-cv-305,


The Amount of Vitamin B in Whole Foods Supplements

March 1st, 2018

In January 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of vitamin B in its 365 Everyday Value brand supplements, Liquid Energy Shot, Liquid Vitamin B12, and Super B12 Complex. According to the complaint, the supplements are advertised as containing 500 to 1,000 micrograms of B12 per


Nature’s Bounty and Solgar Biotin Supplements

March 1st, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Nature’s Bounty Co. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Nature’s Bounty and Solgar biotin supplements as supporting healthy hair, skin, and nails when, according to plaintiffs, the supplements do not provide such benefits. Plaintiffs also claim that the company markets biotin supplements as providing energy when, according


Biogenesis Liquid Vitamin B Supplements

December 12th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Biogenesis for allegedly falsely promoting its liquid vitamin B supplements as containing a specific amount of vitamin B12 per serving when, according to the complaint, the supplements do not provide the amount stated on the product labels because the supplements begin to degrade after they are


Nature’s Science 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia Weight-Loss Supplements

December 4th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Wellnx Life Sciences for allegedly falsely advertising Nature’s Science 100% Pure Garcinia Cambogia dietary supplements. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company markets the product as a weight-loss supplement when, according to plaintiffs, it does not and cannot provide the promised benefits. In addition, the complaint


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



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