GNC Seeks Toss Of Muscle Supplement False Ad Row

Law360, New York (October 8, 2013, 5:28 PM EDT) -- General Nutrition Corp. on Monday fought a proposed class action by a customer claiming the health supplement retail giant falsely claims that a line of dietary supplements increases muscle size by increasing blood flow, arguing she had taken issue with statements that were mere puffery.

GNC defended the labels on its oral supplements containing the compound L-arginine, arguing that plaintiff Stephanie Hirmez sued over statements including that the product "maximizes" the body's production of nitric oxide, which it said was just a vague and subjective description...
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