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Medifast, Inc. Announces Favorable Resolution of Securities Class Action Lawsuit
Date:4/1/2013

OWINGS MILLS, Md., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, today announced the favorable resolution of a securities class action lawsuit initiated in March, 2011. 

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Maryland U.S. District Judge George L. Russell III said he agreed with Medifast's argument that the financial restatements in March, 2010 due to discovered errors in its tax calculations were the result of rapid growth and a transition to a new auditing team.

"We are very pleased with the federal judge's ruling and support of Medifast," commented Michael C. MacDonald , Medifast's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We believe we have the right team in place and have implemented much improved financial reporting processes and procedures to continue to support the future growth of our multi-channel business model with Take Shape for Life, Medifast Direct, and the Medifast Weight Control Center and Wholesale Physicians sales channels."

About Medifast

Medifast (NYSE: MED) is the leading easy-to-use, clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss program. The company sells its products and programs via four unique distribution channels: 1) the web and national call centers, 2) the Take Shape For Life personal coaching division, 3) Medifast Weight Control Centers, and 4) a national network of physicians. Medifast was founded in 1980 and is located in Owings Mills, Maryland. For more i
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