Feeling perked up after a cup of Valentus’ SlimRoast coffee? Turns out that might not just be a caffeine rush you’re feeling…
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I first came across the legal dispute regarding ATM Metabolics’ Emulin supplement in our recently published iGalen review. A reader got in contact with some additional information, prompting me to further research the dispute. Here’s what I found.
The almost year-long feud between Valentus, Advanced Laboratories and Vitae Global has come to an end, following notice of a settlement. For those unfamiliar with the dispute, last May Valentus’ SlimRoast coffee supplier sued the company for $3.1 million.
Earlier this month news broke that Trading Standards was cracking down on the illegal sale of Valentus products in the UK. Trading Standards are an enforcement regulator who, among other things, regulate health and safety regulation in the UK. On or around late July or early August, Valentus affiliate Charlotte Thompson received a visit from Trading [Continue reading…]
Charlotte Thomson resides in the UK county of Cornwall. Looking to build a local business to compliment real estate development, Thomson signed up as a Valentus affiliate earlier this year in January. After six months of promoting Valentus and putting her “heart and soul into it”, last week Thomson received a visit from Trading Standards.
Yesterday we covered a lawsuit filed by Valentus’ former SlimRoast coffee supplier, alleging they were owed $3.18 million dollars. In response to the lawsuit Valentus mostly denied the accusations. They also filed a counter-claim of their own, which alleges their former supplier Advanced Laboratories International engaged in a deliberate and calculated campaign to misappropriate Valentus’ [Continue reading…]
When I reviewed Vitae Global last week, one of the things I picked up on was the company’s supplier, Advanced Laboratories International and owner Louis Volpe, were also credited with supplying competitor Valentus with their SlimRoast coffee. With Volpe also a named co-founder of Vitae Global, surely there was or was going to be a [Continue reading…]
Valentus launched in late 2014 and are headed up by CEO and Founder, Dave Jordan. In Latin, the word “Valentus” means “prevail,” defined as proving to be superior in strength, power, and influence. A “product return” address in the US state of Nevada is provided on the Valentus website, however it is unclear whether or not [Continue reading…]