GNC Facing Another Class Action Over 'Spiked' Supplements

Law360, Washington (December 2, 2015, 5:24 PM EST) -- GNC has been hit with another putative class action accusing it of misleading consumers by selling dietary supplements "spiked" with two illegal and potentially dangerous ingredients, according to a complaint filed in Pennsylvania federal court Tuesday.

A suit claims GNC is responsible for selling products that contain picamilon and BMPEA, which have increasingly come under FDA scrutiny. (Credit: AP) In the latest such action against the retailer, named plaintiff Jeff Johnston alleges General Nutrition Corp. sold several dozen products containing compounds known as picamilon and BMPEA...
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Case Title

JOHNSTON v. GENERAL NUTRITION CORPORATION


Case Number

2:15-cv-01562

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability

Judge

Mark R. Hornak

Date Filed

December 1, 2015

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