Suit Says Jillian Michaels' Diet Aid Doesn't Hold Weight

Law360, New York (February 10, 2010, 6:54 PM EST) -- A new putative class action claims trainer Jillian Michaels, who gained notoriety for helping contestants on "The Biggest Loser" achieve their weight loss goals, has deceived her followers by falsely advertising a dietary supplement that bears her name.

Michaels — along with weight loss distributors Thin Care International and Basic Research LLC — have misled consumers and violated state consumer protection, unfair competition and false advertising laws by claiming that the “Jillian Michaels Maximum Strength Calorie Control” supplement will “restrict your caloric intake automatically” without any...
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