The law firms Weil Quaranta of Miami and Los Angeles and Babbitt and Johnson of West Palm Beach have filed a federal class action suit against General Nutrition Corporation, alleging deception in the herbal supplement market.
According to a recent cease and desist letters sent from the New York Attorney General, four well known retailers have been selling herbal supplements that failed to contain the principal ingredients identified on the label.
The following supplements were found to contain either no trace of the following ingredients or very little trace amount:
GNC : Herbal Plus brand
Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Ginseng, Echinacea, Saw Palmetto
Target: Up & Up brand
Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Echinacea, Saw Palmetto, Valerian Root
Walgreens: Finest Nutrition brand
Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Ginseng, Garlic, Echinacea
Walmart: Spring Valley brand
Gingko Biloba, St. John’s Wort, Ginseng, Garlic, Echinacea, Saw Palmetto
We are actively investigating claims on behalf of consumers who purchased any of these products from the listed stores.
In the event you have any of these products or information regarding the purchase of any of these products, please contact us by email, or call us and ask to speak to Kristine Rodriguez 305.372.5352 or firstname.lastname@example.org.