July 30th, 2019
In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Welch Foods for allegedly failing to warn consumers that its Welch’s White Grape Juice and Concord Grape Juice contain high amounts of lead and arsenic that are unsafe to consumers. Later in July, the named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the action , the reasons for which have
March 29th, 2019
In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Welch Foods Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Welch’s Fruit Snacks. The complaint alleges that the company misleadingly places the “With Fiber” claim near pictures of real fruit on the product labels to give the impression that the fiber in the snacks comes from fruit when, according
July 9th, 2018
June 2018: After the Atik case was dismissed, the Hall case was transferred back to a court in New Jersey. (Hall v. Welch Foods, Case No. 18-cv-105000, D. NJ.) October 2017: This case was transferred from a New Jersey court to a New York court where a similar case, Atik v. Welch Foods Inc. et
July 9th, 2018
December 2017: The claims of the other named plaintiff (Atik) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed and the claims of the putative class members were dismissed . November 2017: The claims of one of the named plaintiffs (Lau) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for
April 27th, 2018
October 2015: This case was stayed pending the outcome of related cases in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. March 2014: A federal judge allowed a class-action lawsuit against Welch Foods to continue. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2012, alleges that, among other things, the company misleadingly labels
March 11th, 2013
In February 2013, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Welch’s for making heart health claims — such as “Helps Support A Healthy Heart” — on its Welch’s 100% Grape Juice label. According to the complaint, such health claims are impermissible and render the juice a misbranded product pursuant to FDA regulations. (Ahmed Haggag et al.
December 9th, 2016
A TINA.org investigation has cataloged over 100 instances in which Plexus and/or its distributors have made or referenced unusual earnings claims that lack appropriate legal disclosures. *TINA.org has shortened the length of some videos in the database in order to pinpoint the income claim(s). Daunalea Income Claim Dr. John Marble Income Claim Facebook 1 Facebook
April 7th, 2015
Amphetamine-like ingredient found in Acacia rigidula dietary supplements could trigger harmful reactions.