Protein Powder Consumers Allege Product Mislabeling in Class Action Settlement

Jul 17, 2003, 01:00 ET from Class Action Administration, Inc.

    DENVER, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Before you invest time and money in a
 fitness or nutrition program that involves protein supplements, consider the
 source of your supplements. At least in one instance involving powdered
 protein supplements, you can't always judge a book by its cover.
     Last spring, Denver-based law firm Hill and Robbins, P.C. commenced a
 class action lawsuit in the United States District Court of the District of
 Colorado on behalf of protein powder consumers nationwide (Terry A. Campbell
 and David Afshar v. James R. Cameron and The Chemins Company, Inc.).
 Plaintiffs contend that protein powder manufactured by The Chemins Company,
 Inc., contained approximately half the protein content and twice the
 carbohydrate content than indicated on the label.  This difference obviously
 would impact the effectiveness of the products.
     The parties recently reached a settlement in which consumers could receive
 up to a 100% reimbursement of their purchases of the following protein powder
 products manufactured by The Chemins Company, Inc.: Baywood Protein, Body
 Designer, Colgan Protein Shake, Neogen Protein Shake, Nurish Protein, Parvenu
 Protein, Protein Plus, Pure-Gro, Pure-Lean, Ultrim, and Vitameal.
 Participants in the settlement must have purchased the protein product between
 January 1, 1993 and January 31, 2002.
     All individuals who purchased for their consumption one or more of these
 products during the dates specified should contact Class Action
 Administration, the court-appointed class administrator for the Chemins
 Settlement, toll-free at 1-866-540-4439.  For more information, visit their
 website at .  Send email
 correspondence to:  Send written
 correspondence to: Chemins Claims Administration, P.O. Box 741168, Arvada, CO

SOURCE Class Action Administration, Inc.