Ester-C and Other Vitamin Supplements
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 falsely marketing Ester-C and other vitamin supplements as “Made in USA” when they actually contain ingredients from foreign countries. (Sweat et al v. NBTY, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-940, M. D. FL.)
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.