Bayer Sued Over Men's One-A-Day Selenium Claims

Law360, New York (October 2, 2009, 1:35 PM EDT) -- The Center for Science in the Public Interest has sued Bayer Corp., accusing the Germany-based pharmaceutical giant of falsely claiming the selenium in its Men’s One A Day multivitamin products might reduce the risk of prostate cancer.

The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in the San Francisco County Superior Court, seeks a judgment that Bayer's marketing violates California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act and other laws as well as an injunction blocking the company from making the prostate claims.

"CSPI is acting to ensure that Bayer is permanently stopped...
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