Joint Juice Is 'Snake Oil,' Not Health Aid, Jurors Hear

By Bonnie Eslinger (May 23, 2022, 11:52 PM EDT) -- A Post Holdings Inc. subsidiary is selling "snake oil" in the form of a dietary supplement called Joint Juice, with false health benefit claims supported by "hacks and quacks," a lawyer for a consumer told jurors Monday at the start of a consumer class action trial in California federal court.

Eugene G. Iredale of Iredale & Yoo APC kicked off the trial by telling jurors that Premier Nutrition Corp. is taking advantage of a scientifically-debunked theory that glucosamine hydrochloride can alleviate arthritis and other joint pain.

"Regrettably, what you will learn is there is no cure for arthritis," Iredale said....

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