Navigation Links
Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein Spiked with Non-Protein Ingredients, Alleges Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Parker Waichman LLP and Co-Counsel
Date:8/26/2014

Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 26, 2014

Parker Waichman LLP, Seeger Weiss LLP and Barbat, Mansour & Suciu PLLC have filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of consumers who purchased the protein supplement product, Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein. The lawsuit was filed on August 25, 2014 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Case No. 1:14-cv-05030). United States Nutrition; Inc., Healthwatchers, Inc.; and parent company, NBTY, Inc. have been named as Defendants.

According to the Complaint, Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Protein does not have as much protein as claimed on the label because the Defendants have allegedly engaged in “protein-spiking,” a practice that is also known as “amino-spiking” or “nitrogen-spiking.” This is a process by which manufacturers add cheaper, free form amino acids and non-protein ingredients to boost a protein product’s nitrogen content while reducing protein manufacturing costs. Since a common protein content test relies on nitrogen as a measure of protein, this alleged act deceives customers into believing they are receiving more whey protein than is actually contained in the product.

According to Parker Waichman LLP, a number of protein supplement customers are being cheated out of a product they purchased. “Manufacturers that engage in protein-spiking deceive customers and mislead them into believing they are receiving a product with more protein than it actually contains,” said Gary Falkowitz, Managing Attorney at the firm. “By filing this class action lawsuit on behalf of Body Fortress consumers, our firm intends to hold manufacturers responsible for their false claims.”

On April 1, 2014, the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) rebuked the act of amino-spiki
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Innovaacom Program Leads Way in Addressing Worldwide Antibiotic Resistance to Effectively Battle Super Bugs
2. Supermarkets and Grocery Stores in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated
3. Europe Super Plasticizers Market is Expected to Reach $586.3 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor
4. ‘Getting the Perfect Body Through the Miranda Kerr Diet‘ Teaches Readers Effective Techniques for Dieting Like a “Supermodel" - Vinamy
5. Queens scientists in hospital superbugs breakthrough
6. Europe Super Plasticizers Market is Expected to Reach $586.3 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor
7. Snikwah to Show Off Superior Performance Apparel at Surf Expo
8. WWE Superstar Jake “The Snake” Roberts to Speak at A Forever Recovery's Annual Picnic in Battle Creek, MI on August 17
9. Best Drug Rehabilitation Donates $1000 to Elk Rapids High School Fundraiser Featuring Retired Detroit Lions Superstar Herman Moore
10. European Super Critical Fluid Chromatography Reagents Market is Expected to Reach $75.5 million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor
11. North America Super Critical Fluid Chromatography (Reagents) Market is Expected to Reach $107.8 Million in 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/22/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) December 22, 2014 ... 2014 stronger than ever, having invested more than ... injured service members, veterans and their families. , ... for nearly a dozen nonprofits, helping with: veteran ... nursing scholarships; and life-coaches for severely injured veterans. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... In recognition of Veteran’s Day, Discount Labels ... a local organization that provides services to veterans and ... on a couple hundred acres in the hills of ... class fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback riding, 4-wheeling, skeet shooting, ... ago to support U.S. Service men and women, police ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... TheHardwareCity.com now stocks MagnoGrip Pro Utility ... features. Customers of the large online tool shop enjoy ... delivered to their home or workplace with free shipping. ... incorporate heavy duty magnets, which make work easier. The ... store metal parts on the back of their hand, ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 21, 2014 A substantial percentage ... computed tomography (CT) to evaluate abnormal findings on ... cancer, according to a new study published online ... the findings show that radiologist recommendations for additional ... to patient care. , RAIs, which have grown ...
(Date:12/21/2014)... December 22, 2014 Recently, BambooFlooringChina.com, a ... strand woven bamboo flooring collection , and launched a ... The promotion is valid until Jan. 30, 2015. , ... bamboo is the hardest bamboo flooring available today; it ... that of traditional teak hardwoods. Strand woven bamboo is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 2Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 3Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 4Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 5Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 6Health News:Bob Woodruff Foundation Poised to Reach More Vets Thanks to Banner Year 7Health News:Discount Labels Donates Portion of November Sales to Hero Reward Program 2Health News:MagnoGrip Pro Utility Magnetic Gloves on Sale at TheHardwareCity.com 2Health News:RSNA: Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield 2Health News:RSNA: Radiologist Recommendations for Chest CT Have High Clinical Yield 3Health News:BambooFlooringChina.com Announced Its Durable Strand Woven Bamboo Flooring Collection 2
... , MARYVILLE, Ill., June 11 Anderson Hospital ... Compirion Healthcare Solutions congratulate the ... upon its receipt of the coveted Pinnacle Award. The ED ... patient satisfaction, was chosen from a group of three finalists ...
... Children,s Research Hospital Announces New Leadership- , , ... the fundraising organization of St. Jude Children,s Research Hospital, ... Officer effective September 1, 2009. Shadyac has been ... years, most recently serving as chairman/president of the ALSAC ...
... BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 11 HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS ... 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2009, to discuss its ... The conference call may be accessed by dialing (866) 406-5369 and ... and give the same pass code. Please call approximately 10 minutes ...
... have long-term impact , THURSDAY, June 11 (HealthDay ... and adopted daughters, research on mice has found. ... of the hormone prolactin in early pregnancy had substantial ... had delayed onset of puberty. , Prolactin, which is ...
... Legislation to let FDA regulate tobacco manufacturing and marketing ... -- The U.S. Senate,s historic vote late Thursday to ... tobacco products brought cheers from health organizations across the ... to Big Tobacco,s despicable marketing practices that are designed ...
... ... , ... (PRWEB) June 11, 2009 -- Stephen J. Cloobeck, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ... Nevada Cancer Institute (NVCI) effective July 1, 2009. Cloobeck succeeds founding Chairman of the ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Anderson ED Team Receives Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Customer Service 2Health News:Anderson ED Team Receives Pinnacle Award for Excellence in Customer Service 3Health News:ALSAC/St. Jude Names Richard C. Shadyac, Jr. as CEO 2Health News:ALSAC/St. Jude Names Richard C. Shadyac, Jr. as CEO 3Health News:HealthSouth Announces Date of 2009 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call 2Health News:Postpartum Anxiety May Delay Puberty in Kids 2Health News:Health Organizations Cheer Senate Vote on Tobacco Control 2Health News:Health Organizations Cheer Senate Vote on Tobacco Control 3Health News:Nevada Cancer Institute Names Stephen J. Cloobeck Chairman of the Board 2Health News:Nevada Cancer Institute Names Stephen J. Cloobeck Chairman of the Board 3
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014  Beamz Interactive, Inc. (OTCQB: BZIC), ... today announced that it has signed an agreement ... supplier of innovative prosthetic, orthotic and assistive technology ... the agreement, RSL Steeper will promote and supply ... for use within UK residential care facilities through ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014  IGI Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE MKT: IG; "IGI" ... offering of $125 million aggregate principal amount of 3.75% ... were offered and sold only to qualified institutional buyers ... 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The ... per year, payable semiannually in arrears on June 15 ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... 17, 2014 PCCA received the Autism ... http://bit.ly/1382OkS ) program seal for best practices in ... highlights medical practices, materials and goods that meet ... Children affected by autism often have unique ... by ingredients found in food and medicine – ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 2Beamz Interactive, Inc. Signs UK Distribution Agreement with RSL Steeper Limited 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 2IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 3IGI Laboratories Announces Closing of $125 Million of 3.75% Convertible Senior Notes Due 2019 4Parents Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Have New Options When Administering Medications 2Parents Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Have New Options When Administering Medications 3
... OXIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... Oxis sponsored safety study of ergothioneine was published online ... journal, TOXICOLOGY .  The study, utilizing the well ... American Institute of Biomedical Research (Puyallup, WA) and Toxi-Coop ...
... a global medical technology company focused on improving blood ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Fenwal 510(k) ... Autopheresis-C® system.  Blood and plasma centers worldwide use the ... The new software includes many new features designed to ...
Cached Medicine Technology:OXIS International, Inc. Announces Publication of Positive Results of Ergothioneine Safety Study in the Journal 'TOXICOLOGY' 2FDA Clears Software Upgrade for Fenwal Plasma-Collection System 2
Blunt tipped forceps with tungsten carbide treated jaws for enhanced gripping and removal of large sized foreign bodies....
Blunt tipped forceps with a thin tip angled at approximately 135 and hollowed out "notch" on the interior of the distal end. Tip is shaped like a pic when in the closed position. For membrane peeling...
Blunt tlpped forceps wlth smooth jaws that have been diamond dusted for enhanced grasping. Excellent for grasping of immature membranes....
Microforceps : Asymmetrical Endgripping Forceps...
Medicine Products: