August 2015: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement, the terms of which have not been disclosed.
January 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Vitamin Shoppe for allegedly misleadingly representing that its Reservie Trans-Reservatrol products contain grape-based or organic trans-resveratrol (i.e., “French Grape seed extract” and “organic muscadine grape and seed”) when, in reality, the products contain mostly non-organic Polygonum cuspidatum (i.e., Japanese Knotweed), a cheaper source of trans-resveratrol. (Scheuerman et al v. Vitamin Shoppe Industries, Inc., d/b/a Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-0025, S. D. CA.).
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