December 5, 2018 / 1:30 AM / 3 months ago

11th Circuit revives false advertising case against supplement maker

A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by dietary supplement maker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Inc alleging the label for a protein-powder drink mix marketed by rival HBS International Corp misleads consumers.

The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a ruling by an Atlanta federal judge dismissing the case, holding that Hi-Tech had raised plausible allegations that the label for “Ultra-Premium 6-Protein Blend HexaPro” was misleading.

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