Diet Pill Maker, Snooki Face Suit Over Weight Loss Ads

Law360, Los Angeles (December 17, 2013, 5:14 PM EST) -- Dietary supplement manufacturer Basic Research LLC and its spokesperson, "Jersey Shore" star Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, were hit with a proposed class action in New York federal court Monday over allegedly deceptive advertisements for a line of weight-loss pills. 

Named plaintiff Ashley Brady claims that weight-loss products manufactured by Salt Lake City-based Basic Research's wholly owned subsidiary, Zoller Laboratories LLC, are not safe or effective for weight control or appetite suppression. The suit accuses the companies and Polizzi of deceiving consumers into purchasing the products through various...
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