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Iberia Olive Oil Blend

November 14th, 2019

One ingredient is given prominence on the front of the bottle but it’s not the primary one.


Bertolli and Carapelli Olive Oil

November 1st, 2019

February 2019: The appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute because the objector did not file an opening brief. September 2018: A class member who objected to the settlement agreement filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the district court’s decision to grant final approval. August 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement


Monini Truffle Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oil

December 11th, 2018

December 2018: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision. (Case No. 17-2504, 2nd Cir.) August 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action. The judge concluded that the false advertising claims should be dismissed because the ingredient list shows that the truffle oil is not flavored with actual truffles, and thus reasonable


Iberia Premium Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil

October 18th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Iberia Foods for allegedly misleadingly marketing Iberia Premium Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil as an extra virgin olive oil when, according to plaintiffs, the product is only 20% extra virgin olive oil and 80% refined sunflower oil, which the company does not adequately disclose. (Okoe et


Filippo Berio Olive Oil

September 25th, 2018

September 2018: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision to approve the settlement. September 2017: The Sweeney appeal was dismissed for lack of jurisdiction. The Frank appeal remains pending. August 2017: Another objector (Sweeney) filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the July 2017 decision to approve the settlement. July 2017: A


Trader Joe’s Black Truffle Flavored Extra Virgin Olive Oil

September 6th, 2018

August 2018: A federal judge dismissed this complaint concluding, among other things, that the marketing does not mislead reasonable consumers because the packaging says that the oil is “flavored” with black truffles, which suggests that it is “designed to taste like black truffles.” May 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Trader Joe’s for allegedly


Safeway Olive Oils

September 5th, 2018

March 2018: A state judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. October 2017: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of this lawsuit. According to the settlement terms, class members with proof of purchase may receive either a voucher or a cash refund for each product purchased, and class members without proof of purchase


Crisco 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil No-Stick Spray

August 8th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The J.M. Smucker Company for allegedly falsely marketing Crisco Olive Oil No-Stick Spray as being “100% Extra Virgin” when, according to plaintiffs, scientific testing shows that the olive oil is not extra virgin. (Robinson et al v. The J.M. Smucker Company, Case No. 18-cv-4654, N. D.


Pampa Extra Virgin Olive Oils

August 7th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Transnational Foods for allegedly falsely labeling Pampa Olive Oils as being “Extra Virgin” when, according to plaintiffs, scientific testing shows that the olive oil is not “extra virgin.” (Young et al v. Transnational Foods, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-4651, N. D. CA.) For more information about other


Kalamata 100% Pure Olive Oil

April 27th, 2018

2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sirob Imports Inc. for allegedly misbranding its edible oil products. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company markets the Kalamata-brand oil as “100% Pure olive oil” when it actually consists of an industrially-produced, chemically-derived


Ken’s Steak House® Olive Oil Salad Dressings

February 14th, 2018

In February 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ken’s Foods for allegedly falsely advertising Ken’s Steak House® olive oil salad dressings – including Greek with Imported Olive Oil, Italian with Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Olive Oil & Vinegar – as containing mostly olive oil when, according to the complaint, the dressings contain mostly


Sabatino White Truffle and Black Truffle Infused Olive Oils

January 25th, 2018

September 2017: A federal judge dismissed some state law and warranty claims but allowed other claims to move forward. May 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Sabatino Truffles New York for allegedly falsely labeling Sabatino White Truffle and Black Truffle Infused Olive Oils as being infused with actual white and black truffles when, according


Low Sodium and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Smart Balance® Buttery Spreads

September 19th, 2017

October 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed . August 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Boulder Brands for allegedly deceptively packaging Low Sodium and Extra Virgin Olive Oil Smart Balance® buttery spreads. The complaint alleges that the company uses the


Capatriti 100% Pure Olive Oil

November 12th, 2014

October 2014: A federal judge granted the defendants’ motion for summary judgment finding that the plaintiffs did not present competent evidence from which a reasonable juror could conclude that the “defendants used their alleged domination of Kangadis Food Inc.” as means of falsely advertising the oil. To read the court’s decision and learn more, click


Capatriti Oil

December 14th, 2017

November 2013: A federal judge refused to consolidate the Ebin and Toscano actions. The judge also stayed the Toscano case. To learn more, click here to read the court’s decision. (Case No. 13-cv-5944, S. D. NY.) August 2013: The Toscano action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Case No.


Crisco® Oil Sprays

December 13th, 2017

In December 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The J.M. Smucker Company for allegedly falsely marketing Crisco® No-Stick Sprays – specifically, the Extra Virgin Olive Oil spray and the Canola Oil Original spray – as being 100% oil when, according to the complaint, the products also contain soy lecithin, dimethyl silicone, and propellant. (Joseph


Are Italy’s Virgins Deceiving Us?

December 7th, 2012

U.S olive oil producers claim foreign competitors are engaged in deceptive marketing tactics and mislabeling their products.


Goya Octopus Products

July 6th, 2017

December 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. May 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Goya Foods Inc. for allegedly falsely labeling Goya octopus products – including Octopus in Garlic, Octopus in Olive Oil, Octopus in Pickled Sauce (Marinara), and Octopus in Hot Sauce – as



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