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KIND Snack Bars “Health” and “All Natural” Claims

April 17th, 2019

February 2019: The stay of the “natural” and “non-GMO” claims was lifted. March 2018: Both the “natural” and “non-GMO” claims were stayed until August 15, 2018. The natural claims were stayed pending the FDA’s determination of the proper use of the term “natural” and the non-GMO claims were stayed pending the USDA’s work establishing a


Kind Fruit Bars and Other Snacks

September 25th, 2018

In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kind LLC for allegedly misleadingly marketing Kind fruit bars and snacks – including Mango Apple Chia fruit bars and 5 Cherries ½ Apple snacks – as containing fresh whole fruits when, according to the complaint, the products contain imported ingredients and it is likely that the


KIND Bars

January 18th, 2017

August 2015: This action was transferred to a New York court to be heard with other similar lawsuits. Click here to learn more about the case. (In Re KIND LLC “Healthy and All Natural” Litigation, MDL No. 15-cv-2645, S. D. NY.) May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against KIND LLC for, among other things,


KIND Bars and Snack Products

January 18th, 2017

August 2015: This action was transferred to a New York court to be heard with other similar lawsuits. Click here to learn more about the case. (In Re KIND LLC “Healthy and All Natural” Litigation, MDL No. 15-cv-2645, S. D. NY.) April 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kind LLC for allegedly misbranding KIND


KIND Snack Bars

January 18th, 2017

August 2015: These actions were transferred to a New York court to be heard with other similar lawsuits. Click here to learn more about the case. (In Re KIND LLC “Healthy and All Natural” Litigation, MDL No. 15-cv-2645, S. D. NY.) April 2015: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against Kind, LLC for allegedly misleadingly marketing


KIND Bars “Weight Gain” Claims

March 1st, 2016

In February 2016, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against KIND, LLC. According to the complaint, the company misleadingly represents that scientific evidence shows that “eating two KIND bars a day helps prevent weight gain” when, in reality, such claims are not true and without adequate scientific evidence to support such claims. (Bailey et


KIND’s Snack Bars

June 23rd, 2015

In May 2015, two more class-action lawsuits were filed against KIND, LLC for allegedly falsely marketing Kind snack bars, including the KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Apricot and KIND Plus Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew + Antioxidants. The complaints allege that the company labels the snack bars as, among other things, “healthy” without meeting federal


Various Kind Snack Bars

June 23rd, 2015

In June 2015, the plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against KIND, LLC. The complaint, which was originally filed in April 2015 and transferred to federal court in May 2015, alleged, among other things, that the company made various misleading representations about Kind bars (such as KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Apricot,


Kind’s Evaporated Cane Juice Claims

August 18th, 2014

In July 2014, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Kind, LLC. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleged that Kind misleadingly marketed products – including Vanilla Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds – as containing “evaporated cane juice” when they actually contain sugar. The judge dismissed the complaint because, among other things,


Kind ® Plus Snack Bars

June 30th, 2014

In April 2014, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Kind, LLC. The complaint, which was originally filed in February 2014, alleged that the company misleadingly advertises Kind® Plus snack bars as “all natural” when they actually contain artificial ingredients. The judge dismissed the complaint because the plaintiff failed to file an amended complaint fixing


Comment at FDA Public Meeting on Dietary Supplements

May 23rd, 2019

Comment made by TINA.org executive director, Bonnie Patten at the FDA’s public meeting on Responsible Innovation in Dietary Supplements held on May 16, 2019. Thank you for the opportunity to provide comments today on behalf of Truth in Advertising. TINA.org is a nonprofit consumer advocacy organization that works to out, stop and prevent deceptive marketing.


TINA.org Files Deceptive Made in USA Complaint Against Williams Sonoma

May 22nd, 2019

MADISON, CONN. May 22, 2019 – Williams-Sonoma brands including Williams-Sonoma Home, Pottery Barn, PBteen, Pottery Barn Kids, Rejuvenation and West Elm are violating the FTC’s Made in USA standard according to a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) by truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org). The ad watchdog has amassed more than 800 examples in which the


Excelsior Pasta

April 24th, 2019

What makes Excelsior “Puerto Rico’s favorite pasta”? Good question.



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