Unilever Settles Potassium Supplement Suit For $1.4M

Law360, New York (December 7, 2009, 2:03 PM EST) -- Unilever United States Inc. has settled for $1.4 million a putative class action alleging it misleadingly marketed its SuperShots for Blood Pressure products as being a source of potassium that helps control blood pressure and flush sodium from the body.

Counsel for the putative lead plaintiff on Friday filed a motion for preliminary approval of the settlement in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The complaint, filed in May, alleges Unilever in 2008 introduced SuperShots for Blood Pressure as a fruit-flavored shot...
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