In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Force Factor for allegedly misleadingly marketing Force Factor Pure BCAA as a dietary supplement that increases protein synthesis to build muscle when, according to plaintiffs, scientific evidence shows that the dietary supplement decreases protein synthesis and is incapable of increasing muscle mass. (Seiger et al v. Force Factor, LLC
, Case No. 18-cv-6611, W. D. NY.)
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