GNC, Protein Bar Maker Settle False Labeling Action

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 6:20 PM EDT) -- General Nutrition Centers Inc. and the makers of 2:1 Protein Bars sold in GNC stores have settled a class action accusing them of overstating the bars' protein content in advertising, according to a Monday motion.

GNC, Anti-Aging Essentials Inc., and Belmont Confections Inc., which designed and manufactures the bars under a contract with AAEI, agreed to provide three free protein bars each to roughly 44,000 class members who bought the bars online or with a GNC customer rewards card and agreed to pay $165,000 in attorneys'...
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