In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Rite Aid for allegedly misleadingly advertising its Infants’ Fever Reducer & Pain Reliever and Children’s Fever Reducer & Pain Reliever as different products and charging more for the Infants’ medication when, according to plaintiffs, the medications contain the same amount of the active ingredient acetaminophen. (Ostermeier-McLucas et al v. Rite Aid Corp.
, Case No. 20-cv-2915, E.D.N.Y.)
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