Wal-Mart Faces Okla. Class Action Over Herbal Supplements

Law360, New York (February 26, 2015, 3:58 PM EST) -- An Oklahoma man hit Wal-Mart Stores Inc. with a proposed class action on Thursday alleging that dietary supplements the company sells under a store brand don't contain the herbs listed on their labels, adding to the growing litigation nationwide against Wal-Mart and other retailers over similar products.

Ron Coats alleges that Wal-Mart's Spring Valley brand dietary supplements didn't contain ginkgo biloba, ginseng, echinacea and other ingredients listed on their labels, in violation of state consumer protection law.

Coats points to a recent investigation by the office...
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