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Whole Foods Market Products

June 16th, 2016

June 2016: This lawsuit was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement, the terms of which are confidential. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly labeling products – including All Natural Banana Bran Mini Muffins, All Natural Chocolate Chip Soft Baked Cookies, All Natural Gluten Free Apple


Starkey Water

September 5th, 2019

In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market for allegedly deceptively advertising that its Starkey Water is pure and clean when, according to plaintiffs, the water is contaminated with high levels of arsenic, a chemical that allegedly causes cancer and other serious health issues. (Berke et al v. Whole Foods Market,


Health-Ade Kombucha Beverages

June 12th, 2019

April 2019: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for October 11, 2019. March 2019: The plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with a $4 cash award for each product purchased. Class members without proof of purchase may receive


Whole Foods Products

June 10th, 2019

November 2018: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2018: This case was reopened after the appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals were resolved. (The Jones and Kosta appeals were voluntarily dismissed and the Brazil case was remanded for further


Whole Foods Hypoallergenic Claims

May 16th, 2019

March 2019: The claims against defendant WFM Distribution were dismissed. June 2018: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this case. The judge dismissed the claims against some of the defendants (Whole Foods Market, Inc., Whole Foods Market Services, and Whole Foods Market Group) for lack of personal jurisdiction, the claims of one


Ripe Craft Juice and Fresh Juice

January 24th, 2019

September 2018: This action was dismissed as to the named plaintiffs and as to the class members. July 2018: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims – including the claims regarding the cold-pressed and unpasteurized labels on Cranberry Apple and Pineapple juices, the claims for injunctive relief, and the claims for common law fraud


The Weight of Whole Foods Products

October 19th, 2018

November 2017: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint similarly alleging that Whole Foods overstates the weight of products and, as a result, overcharges customers. June 2017: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which found that plaintiffs had adequately alleged an injury, vacated the district court’s judgment and remanded the case for further proceedings. March 2016: After


The Weight of Whole Foods Pre-Packaged Foods

October 19th, 2018

November 2017: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint similarly alleging that Whole Foods overstates the weight of products and, as a result, overcharges customers. June 2017: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which found that plaintiffs had adequately alleged an injury, vacated the district court’s judgment and remanded the case for further proceedings. March 2016: After


GT’s Kombucha Beverages

March 15th, 2018

January 2018: The Ference appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2017: The Sweeney appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute because the objector did not pay the docketing and filing fees. September 2017: Two objectors (Sweeney and Ference) filed Notices of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement.


The Amount of Vitamin B in Whole Foods Supplements

March 1st, 2018

In January 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of vitamin B in its 365 Everyday Value brand supplements, Liquid Energy Shot, Liquid Vitamin B12, and Super B12 Complex. According to the complaint, the supplements are advertised as containing 500 to 1,000 micrograms of B12 per


Whole Foods 365 Everyday Plain Greek Yogurt Sugar Claims

December 14th, 2017

Multiple lawsuits filed against Whole Foods claiming that the company falsely labels its 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt as containing 2 grams of sugar per serving when, according to the complaints, it actually contains at least 11 grams of sugar per serving were transferred to one court in Texas so the related claims can


Price of Larabars at Whole Foods

December 12th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly advertising the price of Larabar health bars as $1 when, according to plaintiffs, customers are charged $1.29 for the bars. The lawsuit was transferred to federal court in December 2017. (Alston et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Case No. 17-cv-2580, D.D.C.)


Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value Products

May 12th, 2017

October 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2014: A class-action lawsuit filed against Whole Foods Market California, Inc. was transferred from state court to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in June 2014, alleges that, among other things, Whole Foods misleadingly labels its


Whole Foods St. John’s Wort Dietary Supplement

January 17th, 2017

In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods alleging that its St. John’s Wort dietary supplement did not contain the amount of standardized extract hypericin (the sole active ingredient) listed on the label. According to the complaint, the product label claims that it contains “0.3% Hypericin, 0.9 mg” when tests show that


Whole Foods Meat Products

January 12th, 2017

April 2016: A federal judge dismissed the complaint . Among other things, the judge found that the complaint fails to make a claim on which relief may be granted. To read the court’s decision, click here. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly deceptively marketing its meat products as subject


Whole Foods Prices

February 2nd, 2016

January 2016: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit after the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not yet been disclosed. October 2015: This lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Burgos et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-7357, D. NJ.) August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against


Blue Diamond Almond Milk

November 17th, 2014

In November 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market for allegedly misbranding Blue Diamond almond milk products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Original Almond Milk and Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Vanilla Almond Milk misleadingly bear the Non-GMO Project Verified label, which indicates that the products do


Whole Foods Homeopathic Medicines

August 28th, 2014

September 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly falsely advertising homeopathic products under the “365 Be Well” brand, including Flu Ease, Cough Ease, and Cough Ease for Kids. Specifically, the company falsely represents that these



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