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Benecol Spreads

November 1st, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson and McNeil Nutritionals for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Benecol spreads contain “No Trans Fat” and are safe for human consumption when, according to plaintiffs, the spreads contain partially hydrogenated oils (a trans fat), which increases the risk of heart disease. (Chamlin et al


Benecol Regular and Light Spreads

June 13th, 2017

In May 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson and McNeil Nutritionals for allegedly falsely labeling Benecol Regular and Light Spreads as containing “No Trans Fats” and “No Trans Fatty Acids” when, according to the complaint, the spreads contain partially hydrogenated oils and thus trans fat. In addition, the complaint alleges that


Benecol® Spreads

July 21st, 2015

In July 2015, a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson was dismissed after the parties reached a settlement (the terms of which have not yet been disclosed). Among other things, the 2011 complaint alleged that the company: Marketed Benecol® spreads as proven to reduce cholesterol without meeting the minimum requirements to make such



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