November 21st, 2019
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Cookware Company for allegedly misleadingly advertising that its GreenPan cookware is: “COMPLETELY TOXIN FREE!” and “HEALTHY CERAMIC NON-STICK” when, according to plaintiffs, the Thermolon™ coating on the pans contains several toxins and the pans do not make the food prepared in them healthier than when
September 20th, 2019
In September 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Tristar Products regarding the marketing for Copper Chef Signature and Copper Chef Diamond Cookware. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the marketing for the pans promises that the non-stick coating on them lasts a lifetime and nothing sticks to the pans when, according to the complaint,
September 10th, 2019
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against E. Mishan & Sons for allegedly falsely advertising Gotham Steel cookware as “non-stick” when, according to plaintiffs, food sticks to the pans and burns. (Mack et al v. E. Mishan & Sons, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-8233, S. D. NY.)
July 29th, 2020
July 2020: The case was transferred from a court in New York to one in Florida. (Case No. 20-cv-331, M.D. Fl.) June 2020: A federal judge dismissed several of the claims – including the breach of warranty claims – but the false advertising claims will move forward. January 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against
April 22nd, 2020
Class-action lawsuit against cookware company challenges its “green” claims.
April 17th, 2020
When companies green it, they better mean it.
December 18th, 2017
Between June and November 2017, TINA.org investigated every company on the November 29, 2017 Direct Selling Association membership list and found that more than 97 percent have made or are making – either directly or through their distributors – false and unsubstantiated income claims to promote the companies’ business opportunities. TINA.org catalogued more than 3,000
June 29th, 2015
Below are 200 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found between June 22 and July 13, 2015. Group 1: Instances in which the Walmart.com USA label is inconsistent with information contained on the product packaging or manufacturer’s website. Errors 1-35 are from TINA.org’s June sampling; Errors 36-40 are from TINA.org’s July sampling.