InformedRx Sued Over Glucose Strip Expiration Dates

Law360, New York (July 22, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A California consumer filed a proposed class action Wednesday accusing online pharmacy InformedRx Inc. of deceiving customers by stamping “discard after” dates on blood glucose test strips and other products that were later than manufacturers' expiration dates.

Plaintiff Thomas Fitzgerald's suit in California state court, which also named InformedRx parent SXC Health Solutions Inc. as a defendant, claims the companies misled roughly 1,000 customers by informing them that their glucose strips and other medical products would expire after the actual expiration dates.

"Consumers buy products that...
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