Results for "coconut oil"

Barlean’s Coconut Oil

January 28th, 2019

In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Barlean’s Organic Oils for allegedly misleadingly marketing its coconut oils as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter and other cooking oils when, according to the plaintiffs, the coconut oil is actually unhealthy and a less healthy choice. (Testone et al v. Barlean’s Organic Oils, LLC,


Nature’s Way Coconut Oils

February 28th, 2018

February 2018: The parties reached a settlement agreement that would resolve this case. The terms have not yet been disclosed. 2016: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Nature’s Way in January 2016. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company deceptively markets coconut oils – including Nature’s Way Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and Nature’s


Kirkland Coconut Oil

September 25th, 2017

July 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve the claims in this case. According to the settlement terms, each class member will be awarded a pro rata share of the $775,000 settlement fund after other fees (including notice and administration fees) are paid. In addition, the company stopped using the


BetterBody Coconut Oil

May 24th, 2017

February 2017: A state court judge granted final approval of this settlement. November 2016: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against BetterBody Food & Nutrition. The complaint alleges that BetterBody deceptively markets its Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and Naturally Refined Coconut Oil as healthy in violation of California


Carrington Farms Brand Coconut Oil Products

May 4th, 2017

In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Carrington Tea Company for allegedly falsely advertising Carrington Farms coconut oil products as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter and various cooking oil when the coconut oil products are, according to plaintiffs, unhealthy because they contain dangerous amounts of saturated fat, which causes health risks


All Market’s Vita Coco Coconut Oil

December 1st, 2016

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against All Market, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Vita Coco coconut oil as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter when the coconut oil actually contains high levels of saturated fat, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and other serious illnesses. (Gilbert et al v. All


Viva Labs Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

November 16th, 2016

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Viva Labs for allegedly misleadingly marketing its Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil as healthy, as well as a healthy alternative to butter and other cooking oils when, in reality, the coconut oil’s total fat and saturated fat content make it unhealthy and a less healthy alternative.


Carrington Farms Coconut Oil

April 13th, 2016

March 2016: This lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Boulton et al v. Carrington Tea Company, LLC, Case No. 16-cv-1740, C. D. CA.) February 2016: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Carrington Tea Co. for allegedly deceptively marketing Carrington Farms Extra Virgin Coconut Oil and Coconut Cooking Oil. The complaint alleges that the


Nutiva Coconut Oils

February 29th, 2016

In January 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nutiva, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing various Nutiva coconut oil products, including Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, and Refined Coconut Oil. The complaint alleges that the company misleadingly markets coconut oils as healthy, as well as a healthy alternative to butter and


Simple Truth Coconutmilk

March 29th, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Kroger Co. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Simple Truth Coconutmilk (a drink made up of coconut oil and water) as healthy when, according to plaintiffs, the drink is unhealthy because it contains dangerous amounts of saturated fat and added sugar, which may cause heart disease and


Coconut Dream

March 7th, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Hain Celestial Group for allegedly deceptively making health and wellness claims about Coconut Dream (a drink made up of coconut oil and water) – including that it is a “Cholesterol Free Food” – when, according to the complaint, the amount of saturated fat in the


Bulletproof Coffee

August 14th, 2019

If you take your coffee with a stick of butter, be wary of miracle health claims.


Various Iovate Weight-Loss Supplements

November 16th, 2016

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Iovate Health Sciences in September 2016. The complaint alleges, among other things, that the company markets a line of weight-loss supplements – including Garcinia Cambogia Plus, Garcinia Cambogia Plus Gummies, Coconut Oil, Green Coffee Bean, Matcha Green Tea Plus, Probiotics Plus Weight Loss, Raspberry Ketones Plus, Konjac



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