Results for "carcinogen"

Zantac Heartburn Medication

October 29th, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sanofi-Aventis U.S., Sanofi US Services, Chattem, Inc., and Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals for allegedly failing to disclose that the over-the-counter heartburn medication Zantac exposes users to unsafe levels of the carcinogen N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). (Dimesky et al v. Sanofi-Aventis U.S., LLC, Sanofi US Services Inc., Chattem, Inc., and


Zantac

October 22nd, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sanofi for allegedly misleadingly marketing the over-the-counter heartburn medication Zantac as safe when, according to plaintiffs, the medicine contains dangerously high levels of the carcinogen N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). (Rodriguez et al v. Sanofi U.S. LLC et al, Case No. 19-cv-9527, S. D. NY.)


Roundup Sold at Costco

September 26th, 2019

In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Costco for allegedly misleadingly selling Roundup® without adequately warning consumers that the herbicide contains the alleged carcinogen glyphosate and is dangerous. (Thomas et al v. Costco Wholesale Corp., Case No. 19-cv-5278, E. D. NY.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of the marketing for Roundup, click here.


Roundup at Target

September 17th, 2019

September 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-81231, S. D. FL.) August 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Target for allegedly failing to properly warn consumers that Roundup contains the alleged carcinogen glyphosate and is dangerous. (Shelly et al v. Target Corp., Case No. 50-2019-010718, County Court


Roundup at Lowe’s

August 13th, 2019

In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Lowe’s for allegedly deceptively marketing Roundup by failing to properly warn consumers that it contains the alleged carcinogen glyphosate and is dangerous. (Weeks et al v. Lowe’s Home Centers, LLC, Case No. 19-cv-6828, C. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Roundup, click here.


Roundup at Home Depot

August 13th, 2019

In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Home Depot for allegedly deceptively marketing Roundup® without adequately warning consumers that it contains the alleged carcinogen glyphosate and is dangerous. (Weeks et al v. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Case No. 19-cv-6780, C. D. CA.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Roundup, click here.


Cheerios

June 27th, 2019

June 2019: A federal judge dismissed this complaint concluding that the named plaintiff failed to establish standing because she did not adequately allege injury. August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Mills for allegedly failing to inform consumers that its Cheerios cereal contains glyphosate, an ingredient that is dangerous and a carcinogen. (Doss


Whole Foods Hypoallergenic Claims

May 16th, 2019

March 2019: The claims against defendant WFM Distribution were dismissed. June 2018: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this case. The judge dismissed the claims against some of the defendants (Whole Foods Market, Inc., Whole Foods Market Services, and Whole Foods Market Group) for lack of personal jurisdiction, the claims of one


Cheerios, Nature Valley Granola Products, and Lucky Charms

January 14th, 2019

January 2019: This case was transferred to a Florida court where another similar case (Doss v. General Mills) was filed before this case. (Case No. 19-cv-60063, S. D. FL.) August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Mills (and amended in October 2018) for allegedly misleadingly marketing Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal, Nature


Kellogg’s Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars and Cracklin’ Oat Bran Cereal

December 12th, 2018

In December 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Co. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Kellogg’s Strawberry Nutrigrain Soft Baked Breakfast Bars and Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran oat cereal as healthy when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain glyphosate, which is allegedly a carcinogen. (Kien et al v. Kellogg Co., Case No. 18-cv-2759, S. D.


Valsartan Medications

November 14th, 2018

In October 2018, a motion to transfer multiple class-action lawsuits, as well as one individual action, regarding the generic medication Valsartan to one court to be heard together was filed. Among other things the complaints allege that manufacturers and marketers of Valsartan represent that it is safe, of high quality, and the same as the


Various Quaker Oats Products

November 5th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pepsico and The Quaker Oats Company for allegedly deceptively marketing products – including Quaker Old Fashioned Oats, Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Quaker Oatmeal Squares, and Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip – as being healthy when, according to the complaint, the company fails to disclose that the products contain


Bob’s Red Mill Steel Cut Oats and Old Fashioned Rolled Oats

October 19th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods for allegedly misleadingly marketing its Steel Cut Oats and Old Fashioned Rolled Oats as being healthy by pointing out several healthy attributes on the packaging without disclosing that they contain glyphosate, an ingredient that plaintiffs say is a carcinogen that is


Pepsi One

December 1st, 2017

June 2014: This case was consolidated with six related cases: Sciortino, Cortina, Granados, Ibusuki, Ree, Aourout, and Hall. To learn more about the status of the consolidated action, click here. March 2014: Another class-action lawsuit alleging that Pepsico fails to inform consumers that Pepsi One soft drinks contain carcinogenic levels of 4-methylimidazole (4-MeI) was filed.


Pepsi One Soft Drinks

December 1st, 2017

June 2014: Both cases were consolidated with six related cases: Sciortino, Cortina, Granados, Ibusuki, Ree, Aourout, and Hall. To learn more about the status of the consolidated action, click here. March 2014: Both cases were transferred to another California court. (Aourout, Case No. 14-cv-1105, N. D. CA. and Ree, Case No. 14-cv-1192, N. D. CA.)


Pepsi Soft Drinks

December 1st, 2017

June 2014: This lawsuit was consolidated with six related cases: Sciortino, Cortina, Granados, Ibusuki, Ree, Aourout, and Hall. To learn more about the status of the consolidated action, click here. May 2014: This case was transferred to another California court. (Case No. 14-cv-2023, N. D. CA.) January 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Pepsico alleging


Skinnygirl Margarita

May 12th, 2017

June 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. 2011: A class action was brought against Jim Beam for marketing its Skinnygirl Margarita as “all natural” when it contains sodium benzoate, a chemical preservative and “potential carcinogen” when mixed with citric acid.  (Stewart, et al. v. Beam Global


Fleischmann’s Margarines and Vegetable Oil Spreads

March 29th, 2017

In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against ConAgra for allegedly falsely representing that margarines and vegetable oil spreads are healthful and not harmful to the cardiovascular system when, in reality, they contain dangerous levels of partially hydrogenated oil (PHO), which causes cardiovascular heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease, because it contains artificial


Blu Electronic Cigarettes

February 8th, 2017

November 2016: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims – including false advertising ones – in the complaint. To learn more about the dismissed and continuing claims, click here. January 2016: A Consolidated Amended Complaint was filed against sellers of Blu electronic cigarettes for allegedly deceptively marketing e-cigarettes as safe without adequately disclosing health


PepsiCo Beverages

December 19th, 2016

August 2016: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement in which PepsiCo agreed to take steps to ensure products comply with the law and test products according to an agreed protocol. This settlement does not provide consumers with any monetary relief but does allow them to bring separate claims for monetary damages. January



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