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No Science Behind 'SuperStarch' Label Claims, Suit Says

Law360 (July 12, 2018, 4:44 PM EDT) -- A line of sports performance products containing "SuperStarch," which claims to be an easily digestible carbohydrate that promotes energy and fat burn, actually impaired athletes by causing them gastrointestinal distress, according to a proposed class action filed in Illinois federal court Wednesday.

The UCAN Company marketed its SuperStarch drinks and snack bars to athletes, claiming the special carbohydrate could help them in endurance sports. But in reality, science has not supported those claims, and athletes who used the products have actually seen their performance hurt by...
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Case Information

Case Title

McCann v. The UCAN Company

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

370(Other Fraud)

Date Filed

July 11, 2018

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