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Starbucks Espresso Beverages

November 29th, 2016

September 2016: After the case was transferred to a California court, the named plaintiff agreed to become a named plaintiff in another case making the same allegations, Strumlauf et al v. Starbucks, and to dismiss this action . (Crittenden et al v. Starbucks Corp., Case No. 16-cv-5049, N. D. CA.) May 2016: A class-action lawsuit was


Starbucks Cold Drinks

November 28th, 2016

In September 2016, the plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit against Starbucks filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the August dismissal of the case for failure to allege any viable claims. The complaint, which was originally filed in state court in May 2016 and transferred to federal court the next month, alleged that Starbucks misrepresents that


Starbucks Lattes

November 28th, 2016

September 2016: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint adding another named plaintiff. The amended complaint makes the same allegations. March 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Starbucks for allegedly misleadingly representing the number of fluid ounces in lattes. More specifically, the complaint claims that the menu: Misleadingly represents that a Tall Latte contains 12 fluid


Starbucks Cold and Iced Drinks

November 28th, 2016

November 2016: A federal judge denied plaintiff’s motion to file an amended complaint because the motion did not include any new material allegations or argument. October 2016: A federal judge granted Starbucks motion to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim. The judge concluded that a menu listing the size of an iced


Advertised Prices for Breakfast Sandwiches at Starbucks

September 1st, 2016

August 2016: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this action. According to the settlement terms, customers who purchased a reduced fat turkey bacon breakfast sandwich or a sausage and cheddar breakfast sandwich are eligible to receive a 25 cent refund. Class members who used their Starbucks Rewards accounts will receive their refund automatically


The Packaging of Starbucks Frappuccino® and Iced Coffee

August 2nd, 2016

February 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. March 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Starbucks for allegedly misleadingly using ed packaging. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company covers a portion of the bottle with a non-transparent label to make consumers think they are buying more than they


Tassimo Coffee Brewers and Starbucks

June 29th, 2016

May 2016: The Sixth Circuit dismissed the appeal of the District Court’s denial of class certification and affirmed both the decision to dismiss breach of warranty claims and the attorney’s fees award. To read the decision, click here. March 2015: After a judgment awarding $250 to the plaintiff and $6,767 to the plaintiff’s attorneys was


Starbucks Verismo Coffee System

July 26th, 2013

Starbucks advertised its Verismo at-home coffee system as making “coffeehouse quality lattes…” or “Lattes … made to cafe standard… ,” though presumably without acoustic folk-rock CDs and a coffee cup with “Sven” written on it after telling the barista your name is Steve. But looked into Starbucks‘ claims after Kraft, which makes its own at-home


Starbucks Bulk Coffee Bean

January 24th, 2013

Despite denying any wrongdoing, Starbucks has agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought against it for allegedly tacking a hidden fee onto certain purchases of bulk coffee beans.  If you purchased less than a pound of scooped coffee beans between 2007 and 2011, you may be entitled to receive a refund. 


Ad or Not? Pokémon Go

July 13th, 2016

The in-store presence of Pokémon prompts TINA.org inquiry about possible marketing agreements.



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