Results for "essential oils"

Majestic Pure Essential Oils

July 17th, 2020

October 2018: This case was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. May 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Majestic Pure Cosmeceuticals for allegedly misleadingly marketing several varieties of its Essential Oils – including lavender, peppermint, and lemon – as being “100% Pure and Natural”


Young Living

July 24th, 2020

June 2020: This case was transferred from a court in Texas to one in Utah. (Case No. 20-cv-470, D. Utah) May 2020: The stay in this case was lifted. April 2020: The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision to deny arbitration. (O’Shaugnessy et al v. Young Living Essential Oils,, L.C. et


Summary of Action

April 10th, 2020

TINA.org investigated doTerra International, LLC, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it uses unsubstantiated, and therefore deceptive, health and disease-treatment claims to market its products. Such claims — made both expressly and implicitly — include representations that doTerra’s essential oils can treat or alleviate the symptoms of


Summary of Action

April 10th, 2020

TINA.org investigated Young Living Essential Oils, LC, a Utah-based multilevel marketing company that sells and markets essential oils, and found that it uses unsubstantiated, and therefore deceptive, health and disease-treatment claims to market its products. Such claims — made both expressly and implicitly — include representations that Young Living’s essential oils can treat or alleviate


Young Living Pyramid Scheme Claims

December 10th, 2019

In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Young Living for allegedly operating an unlawful pyramid scheme that emphasizes recruitment of new members over the sale of products. In addition, the complaint claims that Young Living promises that its members will make money when, according to plaintiffs, a majority of members lose money. (Penhall


Sentry Natural Defense

October 22nd, 2019

In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly misleadingly advertising its Natural Defense flea and tick repellent as “safe to use around children and pets” when, according to plaintiffs, the product contains essential oils that are toxic and may cause health issues, including skin irritation, vomiting, and muscle tremors. In addition,


Bulletproof Coffee

August 14th, 2019

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


Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Lotion and Body Wash

August 6th, 2019

July 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. May 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Johnson & Johnson for allegedly falsely advertising Aveeno Stress Relief Moisturizing Lotion and Body Wash. The complaint claims that the marketing for the products represents


Sentry Natural Defense

November 26th, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Sentry for allegedly falsely advertising a flea and tick repellent called Sentry Natural Defense as being safe to use around pets when, according to plaintiffs, the repellent contains essential oils that are toxic to pets and may cause serious complications, including skin irritation, vomiting, muscle tremors,


Dr. Axe

October 1st, 2018

A “regular guest expert” on “Dr. Oz,” Dr. Axe’s health advice should also be taken with a grain of salt.


Ad Watchdog Files Complaint Against Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop: TINA.org Calls Out Deceptive Health Claims

August 23rd, 2017

MADISON, CONN.  August 23, 2017 – With Goop, actress-turned-entrepreneur Gwyneth Paltrow has created a wellness empire based on unconventional products such as yoni eggs, Shaman-inspired medicine bags, and crystal therapy readings. Widely panned by the media, Goop’s “alternative” health products may seem harmless. However, ad watchdog, truthinadvertising.org (TINA.org) investigated the company’s marketing practices and found



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