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Kind Fruit Bars and Other Snacks

September 25th, 2018

In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kind LLC for allegedly misleadingly marketing Kind fruit bars and snacks – including Mango Apple Chia fruit bars and 5 Cherries ½ Apple snacks – as containing fresh whole fruits when, according to the complaint, the products contain imported ingredients and it is likely that the


Trader Joe’s Fruit Bars

May 2nd, 2018

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Trader Joe’s for allegedly misleadingly advertising that the only ingredients in its “2 ingredient” fruit bars, such as Trader Joe’s Apple Mango fruit bar, are the whole fruits shown on the product labels when, according to the plaintiffs, the bars also contain other ingredients, including water


Dreyer’s and Edy’s “All Natural” Fruit Bars

May 31st, 2017

March 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestlé for allegedly misbranding its Dreyer’s and Edy’s brand “All Natural” Fruit Bars. Among other things, plaintiffs claim that the company misleading labels the bars as “all natural” when, in reality,


LÄRABAR The Original Fruit and Nut Food Bar

December 19th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Small Planet Foods for allegedly deceptively marketing LÄRABAR Original Fruit and Nut Bars as being healthy by identifying the whole fruits in the bars, as well as the small number of ingredients, when, according to the complaint, the bars contain processed fruit and undisclosed ingredients, including


Trader Joe’s Dried Fruit

June 4th, 2019

May 2019: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Barrere et al v. Trader Joe’s Company, Case No. 19-cv-4297, C. D. CA.) April 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Trader Joe’s for allegedly deceptively using slack-filled [link to glossary] boxes for its Trader Joe’s Dried Fruit brand products. Specifically, plaintiffs claim


KIND Snack Bars “Health” and “All Natural” Claims

April 17th, 2019

February 2019: The stay of the “natural” and “non-GMO” claims was lifted. March 2018: Both the “natural” and “non-GMO” claims were stayed until August 15, 2018. The natural claims were stayed pending the FDA’s determination of the proper use of the term “natural” and the non-GMO claims were stayed pending the USDA’s work establishing a


The Ingredients in RXBAR and RXBAR Kids

June 21st, 2018

In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Chicago Bar Company for allegedly misleadingly representing the ingredients in RXBAR and RXBAR Kids. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company misleadingly represents that the bars contain egg whites and “real fruit” when, according to the plaintiffs, the company uses only portions of egg whites instead


Clif Kid ZBars

May 7th, 2018

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Clif Bar & Company for allegedly marketing Clif Kid ZBars – including the Original, Filled, Protein, and Fruit and Veggie varieties – as being healthy and nutritious when, according to plaintiffs, the bars contain an excessive amount of sugar, which causes diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer.


RXBar

February 9th, 2018

We’re calling B.S. on RXBar’s “No B.S.” claims.


KIND Bars

January 18th, 2017

August 2015: This action was transferred to a New York court to be heard with other similar lawsuits. Click here to learn more about the case. (In Re KIND LLC “Healthy and All Natural” Litigation, MDL No. 15-cv-2645, S. D. NY.) May 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against KIND LLC for, among other things,


KIND Snack Bars

January 18th, 2017

August 2015: These actions were transferred to a New York court to be heard with other similar lawsuits. Click here to learn more about the case. (In Re KIND LLC “Healthy and All Natural” Litigation, MDL No. 15-cv-2645, S. D. NY.) April 2015: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against Kind, LLC for allegedly misleadingly marketing


KIND’s Snack Bars

June 23rd, 2015

In May 2015, two more class-action lawsuits were filed against KIND, LLC for allegedly falsely marketing Kind snack bars, including the KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Apricot and KIND Plus Dark Chocolate Cherry Cashew + Antioxidants. The complaints allege that the company labels the snack bars as, among other things, “healthy” without meeting federal


Various Kind Snack Bars

June 23rd, 2015

In June 2015, the plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed a false advertising class-action lawsuit against KIND, LLC. The complaint, which was originally filed in April 2015 and transferred to federal court in May 2015, alleged, among other things, that the company made various misleading representations about Kind bars (such as KIND Fruit & Nut Almond & Apricot,


Nature Valley Brand Granola Bars

December 1st, 2014

November 2014: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed the lawsuit because General Mills agreed to remove the 100% Natural claims from products containing unnatural ingredients. (Janney et al v. General Mills, Case No. 12-cv-03919, N. D. CA.). This labeling change also led to the voluntary dismissal of three other lawsuits: Bohac et al v. General Mills, Inc., Case


Where’s the Fruit?

July 3rd, 2012

It is not entirely unreasonable to expect “Blueberry Pomegranate” cereal to contain blueberries and pomegranate, fruits high in antioxidants that are all the rage now.  But don’t tell that to General Mills.  Here’s what’s listed on the ingredients list: “Whole Grain Oats, Whole Grain Wheat, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Barley Malt Extract, Brown Sugar Syrup, Wheat



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