July 25th, 2017
June 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2017: A federal judge stayed the action in this case pending approval of a settlement in a similar lawsuit, Townsend v. Blue Diamond Growers (Case No. CV-14-958-4, Circuit Court of Washington County, Arkansas). May 2015: A class-action lawsuit
September 17th, 2019
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Silk Operating Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing Silk Vanilla Almondmilk as being flavored with vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list does not include vanilla and discloses that the product contains unspecified “Natural Flavor” instead. (Trust et al v. Silk Operating Company, LLC, Case No.
January 14th, 2019
December 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s dismissal concluding that the complaint did not plausibly allege that reasonable consumers would believe that almond milk is nutritionally the same as dairy milk. (Case No. 17-55901, 9th Cir.) June 2017: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of
June 6th, 2018
June 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. February 2017: A federal judge denied plaintiff’s motion to re-open the case and lift the stay. September 2016: The named plaintiff moved to re-open the case and lift the stay. April 2016: This action was stayed and administratively closed
August 31st, 2017
July 2017: The action was dismissed pursuant to the nationwide settlement agreement in Townsend. February 2017: This action was stayed pending approval of a nationwide settlement in a parallel action, Townsend v. Blue Diamond Growers (Case No. 14-958-4, Circuit Court of Washington County, Arkansas). February 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Blue Diamond Growers
February 27th, 2017
In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whitewave Services for allegedly deceptively marketing Silk Almondmilk products as nutritionally superior alternatives to dairy milk when, in reality, the beverages lack essential nutrients and vitamins provided in dairy milk. The complaint also claims that Whitewave fails to label the beverages as “imitation milk,” as required
November 17th, 2014
In November 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market for allegedly misbranding Blue Diamond almond milk products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Original Almond Milk and Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Vanilla Almond Milk misleadingly bear the Non-GMO Project Verified label, which indicates that the products do
June 10th, 2014
In December 2013, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Blue Diamond Growers alleging that the company mislabels Almondmilk products. According to the complaint, the company labels various Almondmilk products – including Almond Breeze Almondmilk Chocolate (refrigerated) and Almond Breeze Almondmilk Vanilla Unsweetened (refrigerated) – as “all natural” when they actually contain artificial ingredients
May 12th, 2017
January 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Blue Diamond Growers for allegedly misbranding its products. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company represents products – including Almond Breeze Almondmilk Vanilla (refrigerated), Almond Breeze Almondmilk Coconutmilk Blend Almond Coconut Unsweetened
May 8th, 2019
Courts weigh in on legal term.
October 27th, 2017
July 2014: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed pursuant to an agreement between the parties, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2014: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the December 2013 dismissal. December 2013: A federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Whitewave Foods Company alleging that the company misbrands both
December 1st, 2017
April 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed . September 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Hershey Company for allegedly deceptively packaging varieties of Hershey’s Kisses in the same size bag when they actually contain different amounts of chocolate. According
July 25th, 2017
February 2015: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action. October 2013: A federal judge denied Blue Diamond Growers’s motion to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed against them in May 2012 for allegedly mislabeling products, including Blue Diamond’s Almond Breeze Chocolate Almond Milk. The complaint alleges the company labels products as “all natural” when they really contain unnatural
May 5th, 2017
FDA puts the squeeze on juice company’s claims to treat serious diseases.
November 11th, 2015
New class-action lawsuit accuses General Mills of deceptively marketing Cheerios.
August 3rd, 2015
How much of the featured ingredients are really in these foods?