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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


Whole Foods Hypoallergenic Claims

May 16th, 2019

March 2019: The claims against defendant WFM Distribution were dismissed. June 2018: A federal judge dismissed some of the claims in this case. The judge dismissed the claims against some of the defendants (Whole Foods Market, Inc., Whole Foods Market Services, and Whole Foods Market Group) for lack of personal jurisdiction, the claims of one


The Weight of Whole Foods Products

October 19th, 2018

November 2017: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint similarly alleging that Whole Foods overstates the weight of products and, as a result, overcharges customers. June 2017: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which found that plaintiffs had adequately alleged an injury, vacated the district court’s judgment and remanded the case for further proceedings. March 2016: After


The Weight of Whole Foods Pre-Packaged Foods

October 19th, 2018

November 2017: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint similarly alleging that Whole Foods overstates the weight of products and, as a result, overcharges customers. June 2017: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals, which found that plaintiffs had adequately alleged an injury, vacated the district court’s judgment and remanded the case for further proceedings. March 2016: After


The Amount of Vitamin B in Whole Foods Supplements

March 1st, 2018

In January 2018, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly misrepresenting the amount of vitamin B in its 365 Everyday Value brand supplements, Liquid Energy Shot, Liquid Vitamin B12, and Super B12 Complex. According to the complaint, the supplements are advertised as containing 500 to 1,000 micrograms of B12 per


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


Price of Larabars at Whole Foods

December 12th, 2017

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly advertising the price of Larabar health bars as $1 when, according to plaintiffs, customers are charged $1.29 for the bars. The lawsuit was transferred to federal court in December 2017. (Alston et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Case No. 17-cv-2580, D.D.C.)


Fresh Bread from Whole Foods, Wegmans Food Markets, and Acme Markets

June 29th, 2017

August 2015: A federal judge dismissed these three related actions finding, among other things, that plaintiffs did not properly plead the fraud-based allegations. Click here to read the court’s decision and learn more. December 2014: Three class-action lawsuits were filed (and transferred to federal court in January 2015) against three different supermarket chains – Whole


Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value Products

May 12th, 2017

October 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2014: A class-action lawsuit filed against Whole Foods Market California, Inc. was transferred from state court to federal court. The complaint, which was originally filed in June 2014, alleges that, among other things, Whole Foods misleadingly labels its


Whole Foods St. John’s Wort Dietary Supplement

January 17th, 2017

In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods alleging that its St. John’s Wort dietary supplement did not contain the amount of standardized extract hypericin (the sole active ingredient) listed on the label. According to the complaint, the product label claims that it contains “0.3% Hypericin, 0.9 mg” when tests show that


Whole Foods Meat Products

January 12th, 2017

April 2016: A federal judge dismissed the complaint . Among other things, the judge found that the complaint fails to make a claim on which relief may be granted. To read the court’s decision, click here. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly deceptively marketing its meat products as subject


Whole Foods Market Products

June 16th, 2016

June 2016: This lawsuit was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement, the terms of which are confidential. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly labeling products – including All Natural Banana Bran Mini Muffins, All Natural Chocolate Chip Soft Baked Cookies, All Natural Gluten Free Apple


Whole Foods Prices

February 2nd, 2016

January 2016: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit after the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not yet been disclosed. October 2015: This lawsuit was transferred to federal court. (Burgos et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-7357, D. NJ.) August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against


Whole Foods Homeopathic Medicines

August 28th, 2014

September 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly falsely advertising homeopathic products under the “365 Be Well” brand, including Flu Ease, Cough Ease, and Cough Ease for Kids. Specifically, the company falsely represents that these


Greens and Whole Foods Supplements

July 17th, 2013

ConsumerLab.com has published results of its quality tests of greens and whole foods powders and pills. Supplements marketed with these terms typically contain chlorophyll-containing leaves, sprouts, algae, vegetables and fruits, herbs, probiotics, and enzymes. They are popular for their nutritional benefits, but should not be used to replace actual fruits and vegetables. In addition to their


Jag Specialty Foods Breadsticks

May 12th, 2017

February 2015: Consistent with the terms of a Confidential Settlement Agreement reached between the parties, a federal judge entered a permanent injunction stating that the company stopped, as of February 2013, labeling the breadsticks as “All Natural” and prohibiting the company from marketing them as “All Natural” going forward. The Confidential Settlement Agreement provides both


Van’s Frozen Breakfast Foods

May 12th, 2016

September 2015: A state judge granted final approval of the settlement. June 2015: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against Van’s International Foods. The complaint, which was originally filed in April 2015, alleged that the company falsely marketed frozen breakfast products – including 8 Whole Grains Berry Waffles, Buttermilk


365 Everyday Value Vanilla Soymilk

October 23rd, 2019

In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its 365 Everyday Value Vanilla Soymilk contains vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list reveals that the product contains more “natural flavors” than “organic vanilla extract.” (Burke et al v. Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., Case No.


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,



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