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Kellogg’s Cereals and Nutri-Grain Products

October 31st, 2019

2019: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with either a cash award or a voucher to use toward future purchases. The amount of each class member’s cash award or voucher depends on the number and type of cereals they purchased. The company also agreed to make


Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Smart Start, and Nutri-Grain Bars

October 31st, 2019

October 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed and the named plaintiff was added to a related case, Hadley v. Kellogg Sales Company, Case No. 16-cv-4955, N. D. CA.) May 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg for allegedly misleadingly marketing its cereals and bars – including Kellogg’s Raisin Bran, Frosted Mini-Wheats, Smart Start, and


Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars and Cracklin’ Oat Bran Cereal

December 12th, 2018

In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Co. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Kellogg’s Strawberry Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars and Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran oat cereal as healthy when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain glyphosate, which is allegedly a carcinogen. (Kien et al v. Kellogg Co., Case No. 18-cv-2759, S. D.


Northshore Kellogg Cancer Center Database

October 22nd, 2018

A TINA.org investigation revealed that numerous cancer centers in the U.S. are deceptively using patient testimonials in their marketing materials, that is, testimonials that promote anecdotal, atypical patient results without clearly and conspicuously disclosing what the generally expected results for a patient in a similar situation would be. Moreover, within this sampling of deceptive testimonials


Kellogg’s® Special K® Fruit & Yogurt Cereal

December 5th, 2016

A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Company for allegedly falsely marketing Kellogg’s® Special K® Fruit & Yogurt Cereal by implying that the cereal is made with strawberries and blackberries when the cereal actually contains only dried apples. The lawsuit was originally filed in state court in October 2016 and transferred to federal court in


Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats

September 19th, 2013

In September 2013, a federal judge approved a $4 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit filed against Kellogg Company for allegedly falsely marketing its Frosted Mini-Wheat cereals as “clinically shown to improve kids’ attentiveness by nearly…20%.” According to the settlement terms, class members, may get a $5 refund for each box of cereal (for a


Kellogg’s® Frosted Mini-Wheats

May 31st, 2013

In May 2013, a $4 million settlement between Kellogg and consumers who filed a class-action lawsuit against it for allegedly falsely advertising Frosted Mini-Wheat’s ability to improve attentiveness, memory, and other cognitive functions in children was preliminarily approved by a federal judge. According to the settlement terms, class members will get a $5 refund for


Kellogg’s Frosted Mini-Wheats

November 28th, 2012

After agreeing to settle FTC charges that it violated federal law by falsely marketing its Frosted Mini-Wheats as “clinically shown to improve kids’ attentiveness by nearly 20%,” Kellogg was hit with a class-action lawsuit in 2009 that closely mirrored the FTC’s claims of deceptive marketing.  (Dennis, et al. v. Kellogg Co., Case No. 3:09-cv-01786-IEG (WMC),


Pringles Chips and More

May 7th, 2019

May 2019: The parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not yet been disclosed. January 2019: A federal judge denied class certification finding that the plaintiffs did not provide a way to calculate economic injury and failed to establish standing for injunctive relief claims. August 2018: The stay was lifted. April 2016:


Keebler Graham Cracker Products

February 28th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Sales Company for allegedly falsely marketing that the main flour ingredient in original, honey, and cinnamon Graham Crackers and fudge-covered Deluxe Grahams is graham flour (a coarse, whole wheat flour) when, according to the complaint, the main flour ingredient is a refined, white flour. Plaintiffs


Pringles® Salt and Vinegar Chips

January 24th, 2019

November 2018: A federal judge dismissed the breach of warranty and injunctive relief claims in this case but other claims will move forward. April 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Company for allegedly falsely labeling Pringles® Salt and Vinegar chips as containing “No Artificial Flavors” when, according to the plaintiffs, the chips contain


Cheez-It Whole Grain Crackers

December 19th, 2018

December 2018: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the district court’s dismissal of this case concluding that plaintiffs plausibly alleged that whole grain labels would mislead reasonable consumers. The case was remanded for further proceedings. June 2017: The plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of this suit. May 2017: A federal


U.S. Cancer Centers Deceptive Testimonials Database

October 22nd, 2018

TINA.org conducted a review of patient testimonials used to promote the 50 cancer treatment centers in the U.S. that spent the most money on advertising in 2017. Our results revealed that, of the cancer centers still in business in 2018, 43 out of 48 – or 90% – deceptively used patient testimonials in their marketing


RXBar

February 9th, 2018

We’re calling B.S. on RXBar’s “No B.S.” claims.


Gardenburgers

January 19th, 2018

December 2017: A federal judge lifted the stay. January 2016: A federal judge stayed this action awaiting the resolution of three similar actions pending in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. July 2014: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Company (and later transferred to federal court in October 2014) for its marketing


Kashi Brand Products

August 17th, 2016

April 2016: This appeal was voluntarily dismissed . February 2016: After this settlement was approved, a Notice of Appeal was filed. September 2015: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this class-action lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive a full refund for every product purchased and class members without proof


Kashi Food Products and More

January 22nd, 2015

September 2014: A federal judge granted final approval of this class-action settlement. July 2014: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement to this class-action lawsuit. The settlement terms are discussed in more detail below. For more information, go to www.NaturalClassSettlement.com. The hearing for final approval is scheduled for September 2, 2014. May 2014: The parties


Super Mario Fruit Snacks

July 8th, 2013

October 2013: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reason for which have not been disclosed. June 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Co. for allegedly misleadingly advertising that its “Super Mario Fruit Snacks” are “made with real fruit” when the product only contains a very small amount of real fruit and unnatural



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