Muscle Milk Maker Inks $5.3M False Ad Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (March 8, 2013, 6:15 PM EST) -- CytoSport Inc., the maker of the Muscle Milk brand of nutrition products, reached a $5.3 million settlement Thursday in a California federal court suit alleging the company misrepresented its products' nutritional value.

Named plaintiff Claire Delacruz submitted a motion for preliminary approval of the settlement, conditional certification of the class, designation of Delacruz as class representative, appointment of Baron & Budd PC as class counsel and approval of the notice of the settlement to the class, saying the settlement was equitable.

“[T]he parties' settlement is the...
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