A federal court in California has given preliminary approval to the settle-ment of a nationwide class alleging that Cytosport, Inc. misleads consumers by representing that its Muscle Milk® Ready-to-Drink products are healthy and nutritious when they actually contain the same amount of calories and almost as much fat as a doughnut.Delacruz v. Cytosport, Inc., No. 11-3532 (U.S. Dist. Ct., N.D. Cal., order entered November 18, 2013). Under the agreement, the company denies any wrongdoing, but agrees to establish a $5.3-million fund for class members who purchased Muscle Milk® beverages and bars throughout the United States between July 2007 and December 2012.The court has scheduled a May 15, 2014, final approval hearing. Additional information about the settlement and litigation appear in Issue 475 of Shook, Hardy & Bacon’s Food & Beverage Litigation Update.