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Walmart’s Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shakes

May 8th, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly marketing its Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shake as being “Naturally Flavored” and containing no “Synthetic Color, Flavor or Sweeteners” when, according to plaintiffs, the shakes contain unnatural and synthetic ingredients, as well as sweeteners and sugars. Plaintiffs also claim that the shakes are


Sale Prices of Walmart’s Weighted Foods

March 4th, 2019

In February 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly charging more than the advertised sale price for food that has a price based on its weight. Plaintiffs claim, for example, that Walmart reduced the price on a 1.36 pound package of chicken wings to $1.67 per pound, which would have


“Independent Doctors of Optometry” at Walmart

August 8th, 2018

July 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals found that the District Court properly dismissed the case but it should not have been dismissed so it remanded the case to be dismissed . (Case No. 17-55539, 9th Cir.) March 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that the plaintiffs failed to show that they


Walmart’s Equate Migraine

April 27th, 2018

April 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal concluding that the complaint failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. (Case No. 14-55752, 9th Cir.) May 2014: Because plaintiffs did not file an amended complaint after their case was dismissed , the case was dismissed . Later in May,


Thread Counts of Bed Linens at Walmart

April 23rd, 2018

A false advertising class-action lawsuit against Walmart was dismissed in March 2007. The 2006 complaint alleged that the store inflated the thread count of bed linens by counting each strand in a yarn as a separate thread resulting in an actual thread count that was doubled, tripled, or quadrupled. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed


Walmart’s Equate Co-Q10

December 14th, 2017

September 2016: A federal judge granted the named plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this action and imposed two conditions on the dismissal: First, the named plaintiff must agree to use the discovery from this case in a state court case; and second, the named plaintiff must be deposed. The dismissal was . April 2015: The


Walmart’s Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda

December 1st, 2017

June 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda 1 lb package as a “3 Pack” when, in reality, the product only contains


Walmart’s Craft Beers

February 22nd, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing beers – including Cat’s Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, Round Midnight Belgian White, and Red Flag Amber – as craft beers when, in reality, the beers are not craft beers and are not produced at a craft brewery. (Adam et


Walmart’s Warranties for Car Batteries

December 14th, 2016

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively advertising that consumers who purchase car batteries receive a warranty allowing for the replacement of defective batteries without adequately disclosing that Walmart will not honor the warranty if a consumer is placed on an internal fraud database (a list of people who


Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

July 26th, 2016

July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly using false “Made in USA” labels on its website. According to the plaintiffs, Walmart’s website advertises certain products as being “Made in the USA,” “Assembled


Walmart Continues Use of Deceptive Made in USA Claims

June 28th, 2016

MADISON, CONN.  June 28, 2016 –While Walmart is taking advantage of the July 4th holiday to host its 4th U.S. Manufacturing Summit and remind consumers of its marketing push to purchase $250 billion in American products, the world’s biggest retailer is also still making deceptive Made in the USA claims over a year after it


2016 Walmart Error Database

June 28th, 2016

Below are over 100 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found in June 2016. Group 1: Instances in which U.S.-origin representations made on Walmart.com conflict with origin information contained on the product packaging or manufacturer’s website. Group 2: Instances in which Walmart.com indicates in one place that the product is made in


2015 Walmart Errors

June 22nd, 2016

View TINA.org’s database of 200 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found in June – July 2015. View additional examples TINA.org found on Walmart.com in October 2015 and November 2015.   &nbs


Walmart Check Scam

December 4th, 2015

Fraudsters sending fake checks threaten to steal your personal information.



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