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Hy-Vee Instant Oatmeals

November 18th, 2020

October 2020: The case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-831, W.D. Mo.) August 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Hy-Vee for allegedly falsely advertising that its Strawberries & Cream and Peaches & Cream Instant Oatmeals contain strawberries and peaches, respectively, when, according to plaintiffs, the oatmeals do not contain


ThinkThin and Think! Oatmeal Cups and Packets

July 17th, 2020

In August 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Glanbia Performance Nutrition for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the flavoring ingredient in ThinkThin and Think! oatmeal cups and packets is vanilla beans when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the products contain more “Natural Flavors” than vanilla beans. Plaintiffs also allege that the ground


Sous-Vide Oatmeal Bites

March 24th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cuisine Solutions for allegedly falsely marketing that one serving of Sous-Vide Oatmeal Bites contains one percent of the Daily Reference Value (DRV) of carbohydrates when, according to plaintiffs, the product contains more than one percent of the DRV of carbohydrates based on federal regulations, which state


365 Everyday Value Organic Oats & Flax Instant Oatmeal

December 3rd, 2019

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market Group for allegedly misleadingly listing “organic dehydrated cane juice solids” in the ingredients list for 365 Everyday Value Organic Oats & Flax Instant Oatmeal when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredient is actually sugar. (Warren et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., Case


Trader Joe’s Organic Oats & Flax Instant Oatmeal

December 3rd, 2019

In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Trader Joe’s for allegedly misleadingly listing “organic dehydrated cane juice solids” in the ingredients list for its Organic Oats & Flax Instant Oatmeal when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredient is actually sugar. (Chau et al v. Trader Joe’s East Inc., Case No. 19-cv-6596, E. D. NY.)


Quaker Oats Maple & Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal

October 30th, 2017

October 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action finding that state law claims were preempted by federal law and the complaint failed to state a claim. Plaintiffs have until November 10, 2017 to file an amended complaint. June 2017: A Consolidated Class Action Complaint was filed making similar allegations. May 2017: These cases were consolidated


Trader Joe’s Maple Cereal and Oatmeal Products

July 13th, 2016

In June 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Trader Joe’s for allegedly falsely marketing a variety of maple products – including its Frosted Maple and Brown Sugar Shredded Bite Size Wheats and Oatmeal Complete Maple and Brown Sugar – as containing maple when, in reality, maple is not an ingredient. (Stiles et al v.


Jimmy John’s Cookies

December 2nd, 2020

November 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1268, S.D. Ill.) October 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jimmy John’s for allegedly falsely advertising its Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie and Raisin Oatmeal Cookie as “All Natural” without adequately disclosing that the cookies contain highly processed and artificial ingredients.


Quaker Oats Products

November 13th, 2020

February 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against PepsiCo and The Quaker Oats Company for allegedly falsely advertising that Quaker Oats products – including Quaker Dinosaur Eggs – Brown Sugar Instant Oatmeal, Quaker Steel Cut Oats, Quaker Simply Granola


Jimmy John’s “All Natural” Cookies

June 2nd, 2020

May 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-415, W.D. Mo.) January 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jimmy John’s for allegedly falsely marketing Jimmy’s All Natural Raisin Oatmeal Cookie and Jimmy’s All Natural Triple Chocolate Chunk Cookie as “All Natural” when, according to plaintiffs, the cookies contain


Whole Foods Products

June 10th, 2019

November 2018: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2018: This case was reopened after the appeals in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals were resolved. (The Jones and Kosta appeals were voluntarily dismissed and the Brazil case was remanded for further


Various Quaker Oats Products

November 5th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pepsico and The Quaker Oats Company for allegedly deceptively marketing products – including Quaker Old Fashioned Oats, Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Quaker Oatmeal Squares, and Quaker Chewy Chocolate Chip – as being healthy when, according to the complaint, the company fails to disclose that the products contain


Quaker Oats Natural Claims

May 22nd, 2018

May 2018: After the Panitch case was stayed pending the outcome in Gibson, a federal judge granted the company’s motion for judgment in Panitch and entered a judgment in favor of the company concluding that the claims failed for the reasons explained in Gibson. The Kinn case remains pending. December 2017: The appeal in the


Aveeno’s Natural Claims

July 6th, 2017

July 2015: The Smith action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2014: This action was consolidated with a related lawsuit filed against Johnson & Johnson (Goldemberg v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies) for pretrial proceedings. September 2014: A federal judge transferred this action to a New York court.


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.)


Nature Valley Snacks

November 1st, 2016

In October 2016, two class-action lawsuits were filed against General Mills for, among other things, allegedly marketing Nature Valley products – including Crunchy granola bars, Breakfast Biscuits, and Oatmeal Squares – as being made with “100% NATURAL Whole Grain Oats” without disclosing that they may contain a harmful unnatural ingredient, glyphosate. To read the complaints, click on


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,


Gerber Probiotics Products

November 24th, 2014

August 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2014: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint (after having had several prior ones dismissed) alleging that Gerber misleadingly represents its products containing the probiotic bacteria Bifidus BL™ (including Good Start Protect Infant Formula. Good Start 2 Protect Formula, and


Quaker Oats Trans Fat Claims

August 12th, 2014

In July 2014, a federal judge approved a settlement to a class-action lawsuit against Quaker Oats Co. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2010, alleged that Quaker Oats misleadingly labeled products –including Quaker Instant Oatmeal, Quaker Chewy Granola Bars, and Quaker Oatmeal to Go Bars – as “Wholesome” and “Heart Healthy” when, in reality,



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