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Quest Bar – Lying About Calories and Fiber?

A lawsuit was recently filed against Quest Nutrition for inaccurate nutritional information label claims on their Quest Bar.

Below is an excerpt from the complaint.

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Here are the pdf files of the Complaint (1) and Response (2):

(1) Complaint
(2) Response

Quote by QuestNutrition:

“Quest has been named in a lawsuit regarding our fiber count. It is our belief and conviction that this lawsuit is without merit. The things a plaintiff states in a lawsuit are just that — – his statements. He doesn’t have to prove them to put them in the lawsuit. He just needs to write them down. Proof is another matter. We believe that what is written in this lawsuit results from not understanding the current state of fiber science. We are fighting this case to make it clear to our customers and partners that our label information is 100% accurate.

Make no mistake, Quest Nutrition will not back down in the face of what we believe are attacks based on lack of good information. The outpouring of support from our customers and supporters on this issue has been overwhelming. We’re very grateful for the support, and we want to assure everyone that we are committed to bringing the highest quality products to our loyal fan base. We have nothing to hide and we look forward to a very visible public refutation of these unfounded claims.”

 

 

Categories: Nutrition, Uncategorized

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  1. […] good as this Quest Protein Bar may sound, the State of California has issued a lawsuit against Quest Nutrition for false label claims. Quest denies this. The suit was filed December 2013 against Quest Nutrition […]

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