May 2013: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed this action When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons have not been disclosed.
April 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Vitamin Shoppe for allegedly falsely advertising its True Athlete Training Formula as a pre-workout muscle building and performance enhancing product. The complaint states that the company ignored all competent and reliable scientific evidence that the main ingredient — L-Arginine Alpha Ketoglutarate — doesn’t deliver the advertised benefits. (Hodges et al. v. Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-2849, C.D. Cal.)