Costco Shoppers Score Cert. In Supplement Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (March 17, 2017, 4:21 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday granted class certification in a suit alleging that NBTY Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. falsely touted a ginkgo biloba product as improving mental alertness and memory, concluding that the shoppers fulfill all the class requirements.

U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo certified a class of Californians who bought TruNature Ginkgo Biloba with Vinpocetine within the applicable statute of limitations, saying the common question of whether the consumers were duped into buying the product based on allegedly false labeling statements about...
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