TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to a class-action settlement that sought to resolve claims filed against the marketers of Wellesse Joint Movement Glucosamine supplements for deceptively labeling them as able to rebuild cartilage and support joint comfort without competent scientific evidence to support such claims. To read more about that action, click here.
Not So American-Made
In honor of the Fourth of July, a reminder that not all “USA-made” products meet the legal definition.
Ad Watchdog TINA.org Objects to Wellesse® Glucosamine Settlement
Demands Real Change to Deceptive Marketing of Popular Supplement MADISON, Conn., Feb. 11, 2015 — Continuing its efforts to fight for settlements that are fair to consumers and mandate real changes…
Wellesse Glucosamine Settlement Doesn’t Cure Ad Issues
TINA.org, continuing its efforts to oppose unfair settlements, files an objection.
Lawsuits: Glucosamine’s Promised Relief Mostly Marketing Hype
Consumers report adverse reactions.
Proposed Glucosamine Settlement Stiffs Consumers
Class-action settlement over supplement sold by Walmart, Walgreens and Supervalu provides little relief to consumers.
Allegations: Falsely advertising supplements as providing brain health benefits
Nature’s Way Alive! Once Daily Men’s Ultra Potency Multivitamin
In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nature’s Way Products for allegedly not including gelatin on the label of Nature’s Way Alive! Once Daily Men’s Ultra Potency Multivitamin…
Nature’s Way Coconut Oils
January 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a cash award for each product purchased ($3 for a 16-ounce jar of…
Alive! Women’s Energy and Other Vitamin Supplements
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…
B&T Cough and Bronchial Products
November 2015: After plaintiffs filed an amended complaint making similar allegations, this action was voluntarily dismissed. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. September 2013: A class-action lawsuit…
Wellesse Joint Movement Glucosamine Supplements
May 2015: After the final fairness hearing in March, a federal judge granted final approval of this settlement. February 2015: TINA.org filed an (Latin for “friend of the courts.”) A…