Schiff Nutrition Sued Over Dietary Supplement Claims

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 1:59 PM EDT) -- A California consumer hit Schiff Nutrition International Inc. with a class action Friday, accusing the company of falsely marketing its flagship dietary supplement as an arthritis treatment despite lacking any scientific evidence supporting its claims.

Luis Lerma alleges Schiff markets its Move Free Advanced line of dietary pills as an effective treatment for the key symptoms of arthritis, but packs the products with ordinary ingredients that have never been shown to protect or repair joint tissue.

The Move Free Advanced products are sold in most major...
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