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Werther’s Original Sugar Free Chew Caramels

June 25th, 2018

June 2018: A federal judge dismissed this action because the parties reached a confidential settlement agreement. February 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Storck USA for allegedly deceptively marketing Werther’s Original Sugar Free Chew Caramels. Specifically, the plaintiffs claim that the non-transparent bags of candy are approximately 60% empty space and that the label


Boxes of Junior Mints® and Sugar Babies®

April 27th, 2018

Plaintiffs in a false advertising class-action lawsuit filed against Tootsie Roll Industries in February 2017 moved to certify the class. The complaint alleges that the company deceptively uses ed opaque packaging for Junior Mints® and Sugar Babies® candies that has 45% empty space. The lawsuit was transferred to federal court in April 2017. (Gordon et


Whole Foods 365 Everyday Plain Greek Yogurt Sugar Claims

December 14th, 2017

Multiple lawsuits filed against Whole Foods claiming that the company falsely labels its 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt as containing 2 grams of sugar per serving when, according to the complaints, it actually contains at least 11 grams of sugar per serving were transferred to one court in Texas so the related claims can


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


Coca-Cola’s Sugar-Sweetened Beverages

July 27th, 2017

In July 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Coca-Cola Company for, among other things, allegedly misleading consumers about the characteristics of sugar-sweetened beverages by obscuring the link between beverages and diseases (including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease) and deceptively focusing on inactivity as the cause of these conditions. (Lamar et al v. The


Sugar Lip Treatment

November 21st, 2016

In September 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s decision to dismiss a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Fresh, Inc. The complaint, which was originally filed in March 2013, alleged, among other things, that the net weight listed on the product packaging of Sugar (a lip treatment) is misleading because the


Ice Breakers® Ice Cubes Sugar-free Gum

August 2nd, 2016

December 2015: This action was dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. June 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Hershey for allegedly misleadingly using ed packaging for Ice Breakers® Ice Cubes Sugar-free Gum to make consumers believe they are buying more than they actually are. According to the complaint, the


Mentos® Sugar-Free Chewing Gum

August 2nd, 2016

September 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. June 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Perfetti Van Melle USA Inc. for allegedly deceptively using ed packaging for Mentos® Sugar-Free Chewing Gum to make consumers believe that they are buying more gum than they actually are.


Toddler Beginnings

July 29th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly marketing Parent’s Choice Toddler Beginnings formula as nutritionally appropriate for children who are nine months and older when, according to the complaint, such claims are false. Plaintiffs also claim that the labeling of Toddler Beginnings does not disclose that the product contains


Good Health Snacks

July 17th, 2020

January 2020: A state court judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. March 2019: A state court judge preliminarily approved a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with $1 refunds for each product purchased (class members who do not have proof of purchase are limited to ten products). The company also agreed


Health-Ade Kombucha Beverages

July 17th, 2020

October 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. April 2019: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement agreement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for October 11, 2019. March 2019: The plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a proposed settlement agreement that would provide class members with a $4 cash award


Straight Up Tea

July 10th, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Keurig Dr Pepper Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising Straight Up Tea as “sorta sweet” to send the message that the beverage is low in sugar when, according to plaintiffs, the tea actually contains 22 grams of sugar, which is the second most predominant ingredient in the


Westsoy Organic Plus Vanilla Soymilk

July 2nd, 2020

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against The Hain Celestial Group for allegedly misleadingly advertising that the flavor in Westsoy Organic Plus Vanilla Soymilk comes from vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list reveals that the product contains artificial and non-vanilla flavoring ingredients. Plaintiffs also claim that the ingredients list misleadingly represents


Bulletproof Cold Brew Coffee

May 7th, 2020

April 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint adding allegations that the company misleadingly claims that the products contain “0g Sugar” without also disclosing that they are not low in calories, in violation of federal regulations. The amended complaint also


Robert Irvine’s Fit Crunch

April 27th, 2020

In April 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pervine Foods for allegedly deceiving consumers looking to stay fit and healthy by including “evaporated cane juice” in the ingredients list of Robert Irvine’s Fit Crunch Cookies and Cream Whey Protein Baked Bars when, according to the plaintiffs, the products actually contain sugar. (Ring et al


One Bar and One Basix

March 31st, 2020

March 2020: A federal judge dismissed this case without leave to amend. The judge dismissed false advertising claims concluding that consumers would not be misled because the back panel lists the actual amount of calories and carbohydrates in the bars. Other claims were dismissed for being preempted by federal law, for lack of standing, and


Cuties 100% Tangerine Juice

March 11th, 2020

February 2020: An appellate court in California affirmed the dismissal concluding, among other things, that reasonable consumers would not be misled. (Shaeffer et al v. Califia Farms, LLC, Case No. B291085, Court of Appeal of the State of California – Second Appellate District) June 2018: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal. April



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