November 1st, 2019
October 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed because the objector did not pay the filing and docketing fees. August 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. Later in the month, an objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. April 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a
August 21st, 2017
July 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s individual claims were dismissed and class members’ claims were dismissed . March 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against G.M. Collin for allegedly falsely marketing Phyto Stem Cell+ anti-aging products.
March 8th, 2017
February 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sunday Riley Modern Skincare for, among other things, allegedly falsely marketing Bionic Anti-Aging Cream as having the ability to prevent, eliminate, and reverse the effects of aging without scientific evidence to
September 26th, 2016
January 2015: After the lawsuit was transferred to another California court in November 2014, the parties agreed to dismiss the action. The named plaintiff’s individual claims were dismissed and the class members’ claims were dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. (Case No. 14-cv- 8641, C. D. CA.) July 2014: A
September 19th, 2016
February 2013: This action was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Estée Lauder over its marketing of its Clinique Anti-Aging products. The lawsuit alleges that Estée Lauder deceptively claims that the Clinique products have age-negating effects on the human skin when, in reality,
September 19th, 2016
In August 2013, a class-action lawsuit was filed against pH Beauty Labs and Freeman Beauty Labs for allegedly falsely advertising the Eclos anti-aging product line, including Anti-Aging Starter Kit, Cellular Activator Face Serum, Daily HydraPrimer SPF 30, and Restorative Eye Cream. Specifically, the plaintiffs claim that the products are falsely marketed as containing stem cells
January 29th, 2015
Website really links to Vitalie Skin Care Serum and Lumalift Eye Cream, which have secrets of their own.
June 30th, 2014
In December 2013, a federal judge transferred a class-action lawsuit against Alterna Holdings Corp from federal court back to state court because the company did not establish that the amount in controversy was more than $5,000, as required to have the case in a federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in state court
January 16th, 2020
Between June 2019 and December 2019, TINA.org searched Amazon.com for “brain supplements” and collected more than 100 examples of search results and product pages in which the product had one or more of the following Amazon designations: Amazon Prime, Fulfilled by Amazon, Sponsored, Ships from and sold by Amazon.com, Editorial recommendation, Best Seller or Amazon’s
January 16th, 2020
In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unilever for allegedly failing to disclose that its Pond’s Rejuveness anti-aging moisturizers contain mercury, an alleged toxin that can cause severe neurological damage and reproductive harm. (Pederson et al v. Unilever N.V., et al, Case No. 20-cv-20, W. D. Tex.)
December 12th, 2019
December 2019: The appeal was dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. September 2019: The named plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the September 2018 and August 2019 court orders. (Case No. 19-11048, 5th Cir.) August 2019: A federal judge reopened the case and clarified that the September 2018 order compelled arbitration on an individual basis.
December 10th, 2019
Marketers are attempting to put a positive spin on the negative option, a type of offer that interprets a consumer’s silence as consent to be repeatedly charged for products or services they may not want or need. In comments to the FTC, which is exploring “ways to improve its existing regulations for negative option marketing,”
November 3rd, 2019
FTC complaint also features deceptive health and income claims.
August 27th, 2019
MLM company New U Life is no fountain of youth.
December 27th, 2017
When it came to keeping ads honest in 2017, TINA.org was plenty busy.
November 9th, 2017
Founder, top executives and reality TV star named in lawsuit.
September 19th, 2017
Avon’s claim that Anew reduces wrinkles called into question.
August 29th, 2017
August 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. May 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Adore Organic Innovations for allegedly falsely marketing ADORE CELLMAX products as containing an “exclusive Plant Stem Cell Formula” that restores the youthful appearance of skin and provides other anti-aging benefits when,
August 25th, 2017
August 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement. March 2017: A federal judge granted the parties’ joint motion for preliminary approval of the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for August 1, 2017. For more information, go to https://www.dnaadvantagesettlement.com/Index. June 2016: The parties moved for preliminary approval of a settlement
August 17th, 2017
A TINA.org investigation has catalogued more than 50 instances in which Goop claims, either expressly or implicitly, that its products – or third-party products that it promotes – can treat, cure, prevent, alleviate the symptoms of, or reduce the risk of developing a number of ailments, ranging from depression, anxiety, and insomnia, to infertility, uterine