P&G Gets Probiotic False Ad Action Pared

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 7:33 PM EST) -- An Ohio federal judge on Wednesday trimmed a proposed class action accusing The Procter & Gamble Co. of falsely claiming that its probiotic supplement Align promoted digestive health, finding the plaintiffs couldn't prove violations of California, Florida and New Hampshire laws.

The suit proposes to create separate classes for residents of California, Florida, Illinois, New Hampshire and North Carolina who relied on the allegedly false ads in purchasing Align from various groceries and drugstores, and suffered injuries as a result.

P&G moved to dismiss some of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Rikos v. Procter & Gamble Company

Case Number



Ohio Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud


Timothy S. Black

Date Filed

April 15, 2011

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