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Nestlé USA’s Chocolates

May 7th, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé USA for allegedly deceptively labeling chocolate products using phrases such as “sustainably sourced” and “supports” farmers to make consumers believe that the cocoa used in them was produced following environmentally and socially responsible standards when, according to plaintiffs, the cocoa comes from farms that use


Nestle’s “No GMO Ingredients” Certification

August 8th, 2018

In July 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle USA for allegedly misleadingly marketing that an independent third party certifies products – including Lean Cuisine Marketplace frozen dinners and Coffee-Mate Natural Bliss creamers – as containing “No GMO Ingredients” when, according to the plaintiffs, the certification is not from an independent, third party and


Nestle Pure Life Purified Bottled Water

May 8th, 2018

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle for allegedly misleadingly marketing Nestle Pure Life Purified bottled water as being “pure” and “purified” without disclosing that the water contains high levels of plastics. (Baker et al v. Nestle S.A. et al, Case No. 18-cv-3097, C. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of


Chocolate Products from Nestlé USA

February 28th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé USA for allegedly failing to disclose that the cocoa beans used in chocolate products are the result of child and slave labor. (Tomasella et al v. Nestlé USA, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-10269, D. MA.) For more information about the marketing of chocolate products, click here.


Nestlé Eskimo Pie

October 27th, 2017

January 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé for allegedly misbranding its Eskimo Pie products. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly uses the label “No Sugar Added” without adequately disclosing that the product contains other sweeteners


Nestle Coffee-Mate Creamers

June 29th, 2017

September 2016: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. March 2016: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit finding, among other things, that the allegedly false marketing claims are permitted under FDA regulations. The lawsuit was dismissed without leave to amend. To learn more about all of the reasons the


Nestlé Chocolate Products

January 12th, 2017

April 2016: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the decision to dismiss the case. March 2016: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that the complaint did not state a claim on which relief may be granted. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé for allegedly failing to disclose important


Nestlé’s Buitoni Pastas

November 6th, 2013

In October 2013, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Nestlé USA, Inc. and Nestlé Prepared Foods Company. The complaint alleged that the companies misleadingly market their Buitoni Pastas as “all natural” when the products actually contain unnatural, artificial, and/or synthetic ingredients. The judge dismissed the complaint because the plaintiffs failed to provide a


Nestlé’s Original Fat Free Coffee-mate Creamer

June 6th, 2013

This Creamer claims to be fat-free, gluten-free, and lactose-free, and its nutritional label lists no fat, cholesterol, sodium, or sugar. But the CSPI investigated: No fat or sugar? In fact, this product has both. It’s just that the serving size is only one (level) teaspoon, so the sugar and fat round down to zero because


Nestle BOOST Kid Essentials

August 30th, 2012

Despite a successful FTC lawsuit against Nestle for marketing its BOOST Kid Essentials drink as an immune system booster and illness preventer (which resulted in Nestle agreeing to stop making the health claims without FDA approval and/or competent and reliable scientific evidence), a U.S. District Court tossed out a class-action lawsuit against the company in


Edy’s Vanilla Ice Cream

July 10th, 2019

In June 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé Dreyer’s Ice Cream Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing Edy’s vanilla ice creams by giving consumers the impression that the flavors are exclusively derived from vanilla beans when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the ice creams contain unspecified “Natural Flavor” and only some


Fancy Feast Tuna Products

June 6th, 2019

In May 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle Purina PetCare for allegedly misleadingly labeling Fancy Feast tuna products as being “Dolphin Safe” and sustainably sourced when, according to plaintiffs, dolphins and other marine life are killed and injured by the fishing methods used to catch the tuna in the products. (Myers et al


Good Start Formula

May 23rd, 2019

March 2019: A federal judge granted class certification for the Florida and New York classes but denied class certification for North Carolina and Multistate classes. February 2017: This case was consolidated with two similar cases (Greene v. Gerber and Hasemann v. Gerber) for discovery and pretrial purposes. January 2017: Another class-action lawsuit was filed against


Good Start Infant Formula

May 23rd, 2019

March 2019: A federal judge granted class certification for the Florida and New York classes but denied class certification for North Carolina and Multistate classes. February 2017: This case was consolidated with two similar cases (Hasemann v. Gerber and Manemeit v. Gerber) for discovery and pretrial purposes. March 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against


Poland Spring® Spring Water

April 8th, 2019

March 2019: A federal judge dismissed the claims brought under Vermont law but allowed the other claims to move forward. June 2018: Plaintiffs filed a Consolidated Amended Class Action Complaint that brings similar allegations and which consolidates the Patane and Ray cases with three other related cases. May 2018: A federal judge dismissed the claims


SweeTARTS

March 21st, 2019

February 2019: A federal judge preliminarily approved a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, the company agreed, for a period of two years, to remove the phrase “No Artificial Flavors” from marketing materials and packaging for SweeTARTS and to identify when dl-malic acid is an ingredient in SweeTARTS products. The settlement does not provide


Coffee-mate Creamers

December 4th, 2018

November 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-07144, N. D. CA.) October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle for allegedly falsely advertising that Coffee-mate creamers contain “0g Trans Fat” when, according to plaintiffs, the creamers contain a “substantial and dangerous amount” of trans fat. (Beasley et al v. Nestle



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