December 6th, 2019
October 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. June 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with an $0.80 cash award for each product purchased. Class members without proof of purchase may receive refunds for up to 13 purchases while class members who
July 15th, 2019
April 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. January 2019: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with $0.40 for each product purchased. According to the settlement terms, class members who submit valid claim forms will receive a minimum payment of $2
January 24th, 2019
In December 2018, a state court judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging that Canada Dry Ginger Ale is misleadingly marketed as “Made from Real Ginger” when, according to plaintiffs, the beverage actually contains ginger flavor extract and other flavors. According to the settlement terms, class members may receive
December 11th, 2018
In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. for allegedly deceptively marketing that its ginger sodas are made from real ginger when, according to the plaintiffs, the sodas do not contain real ginger but rather contain citric acid, preservatives, and natural flavors. (Erwin et al v. Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc.
September 10th, 2018
In July 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dr Pepper Snapple Group alleging that the company falsely markets its Canada Dry Ginger Ale as being “Made with Real Ginger” when, according to plaintiffs, the soda does not contain real ginger. The complaint also alleges that the company adds a small amount of ginger flavor
June 6th, 2018
In July 2017, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Dr. Pepper Snapple Group for allegedly falsely representing that Canada Dry Ginger Ale soft drinks contain ginger when, according to plaintiffs, the drinks do not contain any ginger at all. Click on the links below to read each complaint. Margaryan et al v. Dr. Pepper Snapple
May 11th, 2017
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Mondelēz International for allegedly falsely advertising Ginger Snaps cookies. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Mondelēz markets Ginger Snaps as healthful, natural, and not harmful to the cardiovascular system when, according to the plaintiffs, the cookies actually contain dangerous levels of partially hydrogenated oil (PHO) and thus artificial
March 22nd, 2017
In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Dr Pepper/Seven Up for allegedly falsely marketing Canada Dry Ginger Ale as being “Made from Real Ginger” when, in reality, it does not contain a detectable amount of ginger. (Hashemi et al v. Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. and Dr Pepper/Seven
March 23rd, 2015
In February 2015, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Urban Accents, Inc. for allegedly falsely labeling its Ginger Carrot Cake Flapjack Mix as “all natural” when it actually contains sodium acid pyrophosphate, a synthetic chemical. (George et al v. Urban Accents, Inc., Case No. 1522-cc00479, Circuit Court of City of St. Louis, State of Missouri).
July 22nd, 2020
In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against R.C. Bigelow, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that several of its teas – including Earl Grey Black Tea, English Teatime Black Tea, Green Tea with Ginger, and Vanilla Chai Black Tea – are “manufactured in the USA” when, according to plaintiffs, the tea in the products
December 23rd, 2019
TINA.org’s annual list of class-action settlements that left consumers out in the cold.
March 6th, 2019
TINA.org gives this ED pill a failing grade.
June 6th, 2018
February 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of this settlement agreement. September 2017: Plaintiffs moved for final approval of a settlement agreement that would prohibit CleanWell from using the terms “Natural” and “All Natural” in marketing for products that contain synthetic ingredients and preservatives that are not derived from natural plant or mineral sources.
September 19th, 2017
May 2017: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Camille Rose for allegedly falsely marketing products – including its Sweet Ginger Cleansing Rinse, Moroccan Pear Conditioning Custard, Algae Renew Deep Conditioner Mask and Coconut Water Penetrating Hair Treatment – as
May 12th, 2017
October 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2014: A class-action lawsuit filed against Whole Foods Market California, Inc. was transferred from state court to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in June 2014, alleges that, among other things, Whole Foods misleadingly labels its
May 20th, 2016
Tallying up added sugars wasn’t easy.
June 3rd, 2015
We’re not sold on this hangover cure or the amount of money NOHO says you can make selling it.