Gaspari To Settle Supplement Class Action For $1M

Law360, New York (August 10, 2011, 12:52 PM EDT) -- Gaspari Nutrition Inc. on Tuesday agreed to pay $1 million to settle a proposed class action in California accusing it of marketing its Novedex XT product as a dietary supplement even though it contained an illegal nondietary ingredient.

Plaintiff James Keller, a fitness and weight training devotee, launched the suit shortly after Gaspari sent out a press release in October that said 3,17-keto-etiocholetriene, or ATD — an ingredient in Novedex XT — was not a dietary ingredient, an announcement prompted by warning letters the U.S. Food...
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