Class-Action Tracker

Information about federal false advertising class actions filed around the country. Please note, our list is neither comprehensive nor reflective of TINA.org’s opinion.


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Sales at GNC

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Sales at GNC

September 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for December 19, 2019. August 2019: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of…

Various GNC Dietary Supplements

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Various GNC Dietary Supplements

In May 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its dietary supplements – including Men’s Prostate Formula, Diabetic Support, Preventive Nutrition Healthy Blood Pressure…

Health Claims on GNC Dietary Supplements

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Health Claims on GNC Dietary Supplements

April 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-1984, N.D. Cal.) March 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Nutrition Corp. (GNC) for…

GNC’s Gold Card Program

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GNC’s Gold Card Program

October 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not…

GNC’s Glucosamine Sulfate

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GNC’s Glucosamine Sulfate

In April 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly falsely marketing Glucosamine Sulfate. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the ingredients list shows that the supplement contains d-glucosamine sulfate…

GNC’s TriFlex Supplements

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GNC’s TriFlex Supplements

September 2013: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this lawsuit against GNC. The reasons for the dismissal have not yet been disclosed. July 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC for allegedly…

GNC’s Arginine Supplements

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GNC’s Arginine Supplements

May 2014: A federal judge dismissed this class-action lawsuit against GNC finding that the amount in controversy did not exceed $5 million, as required under the Class Action Fairness Act.…

GNC’s Vitamin E Skin Oil

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GNC’s Vitamin E Skin Oil

In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against GNC Holdings for allegedly falsely representing that the primary ingredient in its Vitamin E Skin Oil is vitamin E oil when,…

Sales Prices at GNC

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Sales Prices at GNC

September 2017: A federal judge stayed the proceedings in this case pursuant to the parties’ request while they finalize the terms of a settlement agreement. April 2016: A false advertising…


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