Muscle Milk Nutrition Claims Are Lean On Facts, Class Says

Law360, New York (January 27, 2015, 1:12 PM EST) -- The makers of Muscle Milk have been slapped with a suit in California federal court by a putative class of consumers unhappy that the products’ labels allegedly overstate the nutritional benefits of the brand’s protein supplements.

Cytosport Inc. is being accused in the suit, filed Friday, of violating a host of federal and state laws by misleading consumers as to presence of certain muscle-building nutrients in both their powdered and ready to drink products, as well as marketing the products as “lean” when they are, in fact, not.

Ready-to-drink Muscle Milk labels target athletes and those hoping to lose weight by...

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