21 States Win $25M Settlement In Vitamin Suit

Law360, New York (December 1, 2009, 4:36 PM EST) -- Twenty-one states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico have won a $25 million settlement from a group of vitamin makers that allegedly conspired to fix vitamin prices between 1988 and 2000.

The settlement will be used to compensate people and businesses that indirectly purchased certain vitamins in the states between 1988 and 2000, the attorneys general of Nevada, New Mexico and Idaho announced Tuesday.

If the settlement wins approval from the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the states will distribute funds to...
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