NJ Class Suit Targets Bayer Probiotics Products

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 8:01 PM EDT) -- A class action filed Monday in New Jersey federal court alleges Bayer HealthCare LLC is deceiving consumers by making false and unsupported claims about the purported health benefits of its digestive health supplements.

The company has marketed its Phillips Colon Health Probiotic products as scientifically proven to improve digestive function, despite having performed no clinical testing to back its claims, Alabama consumer Robert Worthington alleges. The suit comes less than a month after another consumer filed an identical putative class action in California federal court over...
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