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Cytosport to Face Class Over Muscle Milk Labels

Sept. 10, 2018, 5:09 PM

Consumers alleging Cytosport Inc. falsely advertised its Muscle Milk protein products may proceed on behalf of a nationwide class on several claims, a federal court in California ruled.

Chayla Clay and others alleged the company overstated the protein content of Muscle Milk shake products and understated the fat content on protein powder products by using the word “lean” on their labels, according to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California.

The court certified nationwide classes for claims under California consumer protection statutes, and for California, Florida, and Michigan subclasses.

Cytosport agreed to settle a labeling class action...

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