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Lawsuit Investigation: Glucosamine Supplements

This Alert Affects:

Anyone who purchased any of the glucosamine supplements listed below.

The Supplements:
Pruducts under investigation include store-brand glucosamine supplements from Walmart, GNC, Walgreens, CVS, Whole Foods and more. See the full list below.
What's Going On:
Attorneys working with ClassAction.org have reason to believe these products contain no actual glucosamine sulfate. They are investigating whether a class action lawsuit can be filed on behalf of people who purchased these supplements.
What You Can Do:
Fill out the form on this page and tell us which supplement you bought. Before the attorneys can even consider filing a lawsuit, they first need to hear from consumers who purchased the products.

Attorneys working with ClassAction.org would like to hear from anyone who purchased any of the following glucosamine supplements:

  • Walmart’s Spring Valley Glucosamine Sulfate
  • GNC’s Glucosamine Sulfate
  • CVS Health’s Glucosamine Sulfate
  • Dollar Tree’s Nature’s Measure Glucosamine Joint Therapy
  • Walgreens’ Finest Nutrition Glucosamine Sulfate
  • Whole Foods’ 365 Everyday Value Glucosamine Sulfate
  • Whole Foods’ Omega Joint Care
  • Healthy Sense’s Glucosamine Joint Therapy
  • Nature’s Bounty Glucosamine Chondroitin Complex
  • Solaray’s Glucosamine Sulfate
  • MRM’s Glucosamine Chondroitin
  • Natural Factors’ Glucosamine Sulfate
  • Fresh Thyme Farmers Market’s Glucosamine Sulfate
  • Country Life’s Glucosamine Chondroitin Formula
  • Signature Care’s Glucosamine Sulfate 2KCL, Chondroitin Sulfate and MSM
  • Jarrow Formulas’ Glucosamine, Chondroitin and MSM 

The attorneys have reason to believe that these supplements don’t contain any glucosamine sulfate. They want to determine whether class action lawsuits can be filed – but first need to speak with people who bought the products.

If you purchased any of the above glucosamine supplements, fill out the form on this page. Any information you provide can be helpful to this investigation. If a class action lawsuit is filed and is successful, consumers may be able to get their money back for the products they purchased.  

Why Are These Supplements Under Investigation?

Attorneys suspect that these products may be mislabeled. Specifically, they believe that what companies are selling as glucosamine sulfate is actually glucosamine hydrochloride – a cheaper and inferior product. In fact, they have test results from independent labs that indicate the products listed above contain no glucosamine sulfate.  

Glucosamine Sulfate vs. Glucosamine Hydrochloride: What’s the Difference?

First off, glucosamine hydrochloride is much cheaper to produce and has a different molecular structure. Second, studies have revealed that nearly any benefit glucosamine can have on joint health comes from glucosamine sulfate – not glucosamine hydrochloride.

How a Class Action Lawsuit Can Help

By allegedly labeling products that are really glucosamine hydrochloride as glucosamine sulfate, attorneys suspect that consumers are getting ripped off and paying for a product that isn’t what it claims to be. A class action lawsuit could help these individuals get their money back for the supplements they purchased. Furthermore, a class action could help hold these companies accountable and ensure appropriate labels are used in the future.

If you purchased any of these glucosamine supplements, help with this investigation by filling out the form on this page and telling us which product you bought. After you get in touch, an attorney may reach out to you directly. He or she can explain how you may be able to participate in a potential class action lawsuit to get your money back.

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