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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.)


Adore Organic Innovations Anti-aging Claims

November 1st, 2019

October 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed because the objector did not pay the filing and docketing fees. August 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. Later in the month, an objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. April 2018: A federal judge preliminarily approved a


365 Organic Vanilla Almondmilk

October 17th, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market Group for allegedly misleadingly advertising its 365 Organic Vanilla Almondmilk as containing vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list discloses that the products contain more unspecified “Natural Flavors” than vanilla. (Pinkston et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-9362,


Juice Organics Repairing Hair Products

September 24th, 2019

February 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. September 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Juice Organics for allegedly deceptively marketing its Repairing line of shampoo, conditioner, and hair mask products as being able to repair damaged hair when, according to the complaint, none of ingredients


O Organics Kombucha Beverages

April 30th, 2019

In April 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against O Organics and Lucerne Foods for allegedly falsely marketing O Organics Kombucha beverages as non-alcoholic when, according to plaintiffs, the beverages contain three to five times more alcohol than non-alcoholic beverages are allowed to have. Plaintiffs also claim that the marketing for the Kombucha beverages understates


Organic Representations at Bareburger Restaurants

March 28th, 2019

In March 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Bareburger Group for allegedly misleadingly representing that the food items sold at Bareburger restaurants are “organic” when, according to the complaint, several of the restaurant’s ingredients – including beef, lamb, bison, mayonnaise, and tomatoes – are not organic and are not adequately separated from the organic


Juice Organics Repairing Line

November 21st, 2018

In November 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Juice Organics for allegedly deceptively marketing its Repairing shampoos, conditioners, and hair masks as having the ability to repair damaged hair when, according to plaintiffs, none of the ingredients in the products repair hair. (Manier et al v. Juice Beauty, Inc. d/b/a Juice Organics, Case No.


Orgain Organic Nutrition Shakes

November 19th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Orgain, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising Orgain Organic Nutrition Shakes as containing “16g Protein” when, according to plaintiffs, testing shows that the products contain between 13.33 grams and 14.98 grams of protein. (Rubio et al v. Orgain, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-2237, C. D. CA.)


Fruit Bliss Organic Fruit Products

October 19th, 2018

January 2018: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2017: This case was transferred to a court in New York. (Case No. 17-cv-7488, E. D. NY.) September 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Fruit Bliss (and amended in October) for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for


Simply Organic All Seasons Salt

September 4th, 2018

In August 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Frontier Natural Products Cooperative for allegedly marketing Simply Organic All Seasons Salt as “organic” and healthier than regular salt against federal law, which prohibits marketing salt ingredients as “organic” because salt is a mineral and not an agricultural product. (Garcia et al v. Frontier Natural Products


Juice Organics

July 31st, 2018

Depending on your preferred definition of organic, these organic claims may be merely cosmetic.


Acure Organics

July 10th, 2018

Don’t let the URL fool you; the vast majority of these personal care products are not certified organic.


Parent’s Choice Organic Rice Rusks

June 21st, 2018

In June 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly failing to disclose that Parent’s Choice Organic Rice Rusks contain milk and eggs. (Kelly et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-702, N. D. NY.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Walmart, click here.


Boxes of Nature’s Path Organic Cereals

May 14th, 2018

May 2018: The case was transferred to another court in California. (White et al v. Nature’s Path Foods USA, Inc. et al, Case No. 18-cv-2710, N. D. CA.) January 2018: A false advertising class-action lawsuit alleging that Nature’s Path Foods misleadingly uses ed boxes for its Nature’s Path Organic Cereals was filed. Specifically, the complaint,


Kirstie Alley’s Organic Liaison

April 27th, 2018

March 2013: A state court judge granted the plaintiff’s request to dismiss this case. July 2012: Organic Liaison and Kirstie Alley, spokeswoman and owner of the company, were hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging, among other things, that Organic Liaison uses  deceptive before-and-after pictures of Kirstie Alley to market products that it falsely claims will


Similac® Advance® Organic Infant Formulas

April 27th, 2018

March 2018: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the district court’s decision. Click here to read the court’s opinion. (Case No. 17-62, 2nd Cir.) January 2017: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of the complaint. November/December 2016: A federal judge dismissed this action for the reasons stated in the August 2016


Organic Marketside “farm fresh” Eggs

January 9th, 2018

In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Cal-Maine Foods for allegedly falsely advertising that Organic Marketside “farm fresh” eggs are laid by hens with access to the outdoors when, according to the complaint, the hens are kept in industrial barns that have enclosed porches with roofs and screens and these porches



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