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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


Various Labrada Weight-Loss Supplements

June 19th, 2019

April 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that would resolve the claims against Naturex. According to the settlement terms, class members who have proof of purchase may receive $30 for each product purchased (but the maximum award for class members who do not have proof of purchase is $60 per


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


CVS Health Glucosamine Supplements

February 26th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS Health for allegedly falsely advertising that CVS Health Glucosamine Joint Health supplements will provide meaningful joint health benefits – including joint flexibility, mobility, comfort, and strength – when, according to plaintiffs, scientific evidence shows that the ingredients in the supplement do not provide the advertised


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


Rite Aid’s Nutritional Supplements

November 19th, 2018

November 2018: This lawsuit was transferred to a Pennsylvania court. (Case No. 18-cv-2135, M. D. PA.) 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


Supplements Containing Testofen

October 19th, 2018

May 2018: A state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement. According to its terms, class members may receive a cash award ranging from $1.99 to $14.52, the exact amount depending on several factors, including where they purchased the product. In addition, the companies agreed to ensure that marketing claims are properly substantiated and to


Finest Nutrition Glucosamine Sulfate Supplements

September 10th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walgreen Co. for allegedly falsely marketing Finest Nutrition glucosamine sulfate dietary supplements as containing 1000mg of glucosamine sulfate when, according to the complaint, the supplements do not contain any glucosamine sulfate and instead contain glucosamine hydrochloride. (Jackson-Mau et al v. Walgreen Co., Case No. 18-cv-4868, E.


Nutrabio Labs Glutamine Dietary Supplements

August 8th, 2018

In July 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nutrabio Labs for allegedly misleadingly marketing its glutamine dietary supplements – including Glutamine, Glutamine AKG, Extreme Nitric Stack, CGT-Max Powder, and Reload V5 – as “Support[ing] Muscle Growth” and “Speed[ing] Muscle Recovery” when, according to the complaint, scientific studies have shown that glutamine supplements do not


Vital Nutrients Supplements

July 9th, 2018

February 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of this settlement agreement. 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


SeroVital-hgh Supplements

May 15th, 2018

In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against SanMedica International for allegedly falsely advertising the Human Growth Hormone (HGH) supplement SeroVital-hgh. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that SanMedica falsely markets the supplement as able to increase HGH levels by 682% when, according to the complaint, it does increase HGH levels at all. In addition, the complaint


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


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



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