Dr. Oz is getting called out again over a "magic weight-loss cure" he touted on his TV show ... this time in a class action lawsuit.
The suit is all over weight loss supplements containing Garcinia Cambogia ... which is green coffee bean extract. They're sold by a company called Labrada, and Dr. Oz covered the products on an episode called "Five Biggest Fat Busters for Five Body Types in Just Five Days."
The suit, filed by a consumer on behalf of all purchasers, says Oz described Garcinia Cambogia as a revolutionary fat buster which "could be the magic ingredient that lets you lose weight without diet or exercise." The suit says the "Oz Effect" caused sales to skyrocket.
Oz already had to testify about this product for a Senate panel in 2014, and during the grilling he leaned on evidence from a scientific study. But the lawsuit points out that study has since been discredited.
According to the suit, "all credible scientific evidence" shows Garcinia Cambogia simply doesn't work. The plaintiffs are going after Oz, Labrada, Harpo Productions and others to get their money back plus damages.
A rep for Oz's show says the lawsuit attacks his right to free speech and, "As we have always explained to our viewers, the Dr. Oz Show does not sell these products nor does he have any financial ties to these companies."