P&G Agrees To Pay Up To $30M To End Probiotic False Ad Suit

Law360, New York (October 2, 2017, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Procter & Gamble has agreed to pay up to $30 million to settle a long-running class action lawsuit claiming the company falsely advertised its probiotic supplement Align as “clinically proven” to promote digestive health, according to a Friday filing in Ohio federal court.

The proposed deal comes after seven years of litigation and months of negotiations with a mediator, according to Align buyers Dino Rikos, Tracey Burns and Leo Jarzembrowski, who urged U.S. District Judge Timothy S. Black to preliminarily approve the settlement.

Under the terms of the agreement, The Procter & Gamble Co. will pay up to $15 million in...

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