The Packaging of MuscleTech and Six Star Protein Products

July 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiffs’ individual claims were dismissed with prejudice and the class members’ claims were dismissed without prejudice.

October 2015:
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc. for allegedly deceptively packaging MuscleTech and Six Star Protein products, including Nitro-Tech, Micellar Whey, 100% Casein, Six Star, and Platinum 100% Iso-Whey and Whey products. According to the complaint, the containers for these products are opaque and contain more than 40% empty space. (Kline et al v. Iovate Health Sciences U.S.A. Inc., Case No. 15-cv-2387, S. D. CA.)

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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.

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