Results for "pasta"

Newman’s Own Pasta Sauces

September 24th, 2019

October 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. November 2017: This case was stayed pending the FDA’s decision regarding the proper use of the term natural. December 2016: A  class-action lawsuit was filed against Newman’s Own for allegedly falsely marketing its


Boxes of Ronzoni Specialty Pastas

August 29th, 2019

August 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-1572, C. D. CA.) July 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed alleging that Riviana Foods and New World Pasta Company deceptively use ed boxes for Ronzoni® specialty pastas. Plaintiffs claim that the companies make consumers believe they are getting more pasta than they actually


Excelsior Pasta

April 24th, 2019

What makes Excelsior “Puerto Rico’s favorite pasta”? Good question.


Barilla Pasta Sauces

April 8th, 2019

March 2019: This case was transferred from a court in California to one in Illinois. (Case No. 19-cv-2237, N. D. IL.) January 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Barilla for allegedly falsely marketing several varieties of its pasta sauce as containing “No Preservatives” when, according to the complaint, the sauces actually contain the preservative


Ronzoni “Healthy” Pastas

October 19th, 2018

September 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action for failure to state a claim concluding that the labels would not mislead reasonable consumers. August 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against New World Pasta Company for allegedly deceptively packaging Ronzoni’s “healthier” varieties of pasta, including Healthy Harvest, Garden Delight, Gluten Free, Super Greens, and Smart


Barilla® Pasta Sauces

October 17th, 2018

In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Barilla for allegedly misleadingly marketing its sauces as having “No Preservatives” when, according to the complaint, the sauces contain the preservative citric acid. (Kubilius et al v. Barilla America, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-6656, N.D. Ill.) For more of TINA.org’s coverage of Barilla products, click here.


Knorr Pasta Sides Alfredo Products

May 30th, 2018

In May 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unilever for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for its Knorr Pasta Sides Alfredo products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the non-transparent containers contain nearly 40% empty space. (Fasih et al v. Unilever United States, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-1032, S.D. Cal.) For more information about slack-filled packaging,


Dreamfields Pasta

September 19th, 2017

December 2014: Both appeals were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. Click on the links below to see each court order. Mager Order Weaver Order November 2014: Two objectors filed Notices of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement. Click on the links below to see each one. Mager Notice of


DeBoles Pasta

May 12th, 2017

May 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. February 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against The Hain Celestial Group for allegedly mislabeling products – including DeBoles Gluten Free Corn Spaghetti Style Pasta, DeBoles Wheat Free Corn Spaghetti Style Pasta, and DeBoles Wheat Free Corn Elbow Style Pasta


Ragu Pasta Sauce

January 11th, 2017

NAD faults taste test supporting ad claims that “even Prego users” prefer Ragu.


Dave’s Gourmet’s Pasta Sauces

September 26th, 2016

In September 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dave’s Gourmet for allegedly unlawfully labeling its pasta sauces as containing evaporated cane juice – a term that is prohibited from use on food labels under state and federal law — when it actually contains sugar. (Kazemi et al v. Dave’s Gourmet, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-5269,


Nestlé’s Buitoni Pastas

November 6th, 2013

In October 2013, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Nestlé USA, Inc. and Nestlé Prepared Foods Company. The complaint alleged that the companies misleadingly market their Buitoni Pastas as “all natural” when the products actually contain unnatural, artificial, and/or synthetic ingredients. The judge dismissed the complaint because the plaintiffs failed to provide a


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,


Chef Boyardee Food Products

January 5th, 2017

January 2016: This action was dismissed because the summons was not served upon defendant. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against ConAgra Foods for allegedly deceptively marketing Chef Boyardee food products, including macaroni & cheese, spaghetti, ravioli, lasagna, and fun flavor pasta. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company deceptively conveys the message that


Kashi’s Cane Juice Claims

August 19th, 2014

In August 2014, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit against Kashi Company. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleged that the company mislabels products – such as Cinnamon Harvest Cereal, Kashi Steam Meals Italian Vegetable Medley Pasta, and GoLean Instant Hot Cereal Truly Vanilla – as containing “evaporated cane juice” when they actually


Dear Mikaela Shiffrin

October 29th, 2013

Dear Mikaela, I am a fan. I am a huge fan, as a lifelong skier, a former racer, and a current race coach. The success you achieved last year, rising to the top of the World Cup racing scene – and as a mere teenager! Extraordinary. What’s more, your success has provided a wonderful example



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