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Arizona All Natural Fruit Snacks

February 14th, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the marketers of Arizona Fruit Snacks for allegedly falsely advertising the snacks as “all natural” when, according to plaintiffs, they contain synthetic ingredients. (Silva et al v. Hornell Brewing Co. et al, Case No. 20-cv-756, E.D.N.Y.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of lawsuits filed against Arizona


Welch’s Fruit Snacks Fiber Claims

March 29th, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Welch Foods Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Welch’s Fruit Snacks. The complaint alleges that the company misleadingly places the “With Fiber” claim near pictures of real fruit on the product labels to give the impression that the fiber in the snacks comes from fruit when, according


Welch’s Fruit Snacks

July 9th, 2018

June 2018: After the Atik case was dismissed, the Hall case was transferred back to a court in New Jersey. (Hall v. Welch Foods, Case No. 18-cv-105000, D. NJ.) October 2017: This case was transferred from a New Jersey court to a New York court where a similar case, Atik v. Welch Foods Inc. et


The Marketing for Welch’s Fruit Snacks

July 9th, 2018

December 2017: The claims of the other named plaintiff (Atik) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed and the claims of the putative class members were dismissed . November 2017: The claims of one of the named plaintiffs (Lau) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for


Scooby-Doo, Star Wars and Other Character Fruit Snacks

February 26th, 2018

A false advertising lawsuit was filed against General Mills for allegedly misleadingly labeling fruit snacks that are in the shape of movie and television characters – including Scooby-Doo, Despicable Me, Star Wars, Dora The Explorer, Hello Kitty, DC Superhero Girls, SpongeBob, Trolls, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Thomas and Friends, – as being “naturally flavored”


Summer Strawberry Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks

August 9th, 2017

In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Annie’s, Inc. for allegedly deceptively advertising Summer Strawberry Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks as containing strawberries when, according to plaintiffs, the fruit snacks do not contain any strawberries at all. (Alvandi et al v. Annie’s, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-5691, C. D. CA.) For more information about other


Mott’s Fruit Snacks

April 11th, 2017

November 2017: This case was dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The individual claims were dismissed and the class members’ claims were dismissed . February 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Mott’s for allegedly deceptively marketing Mott’s fruit snacks, including Mott’s Fruity Rolls and Mott’s Medley Fruit Flavored Snacks. Specifically, the


Super Mario Fruit Snacks

July 8th, 2013

October 2013: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reason for which have not been disclosed. June 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Co. for allegedly misleadingly advertising that its “Super Mario Fruit Snacks” are “made with real fruit” when the product only contains a very small amount of real fruit and unnatural


Mott’s Fruit Flavored Snacks

October 23rd, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Mott’s for allegedly misleadingly marketing fruit snacks as being flavored with only natural ingredients when, according to plaintiffs, they contain artificial chemicals and flavors. (Morris et al v. Mott’s LLP, Case No. 18-cv-1799, C. D. CA.) For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Mott’s


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


Dole Fruit-based Snack Foods

October 20th, 2016

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dole Packaged Foods for, among other things, allegedly deceptively marketing various fruit-based snack foods – including Dole Fruit & Oatmeal and Dole Parfait – as healthy when they actually contain substantial amounts of added sugar. (Amaya et al v. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, Case No. 16-cv-7734,


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


That’s It Snacks

April 10th, 2018

In April 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against That’s It Nutrition for allegedly misleadingly marketing That’s It snack bars and chocolate-covered fruit. According to the complaint, the marketing for the snacks misleadingly represents that they were made using whole fruits and vegetables when, according to plaintiffs, the final products did not come from whole


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


Dole Snack Foods

January 5th, 2017

In December 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dole Packaged Foods for allegedly misleadingly representing snack foods – including its Fruit & Oatmeal, Parfait, and Mixations – are healthy when they actually contain substantial amounts of sugar. (Ramirez et al v. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC and Does 1-25, Case No. 16-cv-2260, C. D. CA.)


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,


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


Various Annie’s Homegrown Food and Beverages

May 30th, 2019

In May 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Annie’s Homegrown for allegedly falsely advertising several products – including Annie’s Organic Cheesy Ravioli, Annie’s Organic Frosted Oak Flakes, Annie’s Organic Macaroni and Cheese, and Annie’s Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks – as containing “no preservatives” when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain preservatives. (Abdullah et al


Various Annie’s Homegrown Products

March 28th, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Annie’s Homegrown for allegedly falsely marketing products – including Annie’s Spirals with Butter & Parmesan Macaroni & Cheese, Annie’s Bunny Pasta Yummier Than Ever, Annie’s Organic Cheesy Ravioli, Annie’s Organic Bernie’s Farm Fruit Snacks, and Annie’s Organic Frosted Oak Flakes – as having no preservatives when,



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