Aveeno “Active Naturals” Products
June 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved the settlement. A final fairness hearing is scheduled for October 27, 2017. For more information, go to http://www.aveenoactivenaturalssettlement.com/.
May 2017: Plaintiffs moved for preliminary approval of a settlement of this action. According to the proposed settlement terms, class members may receive $2.50 for each product purchased. (Proof of purchase is required for class members to receive more than 20 refunds.) In addition, the company agreed to remove the term “Active Naturals” from the front of product labels and, if the phrase appears on the back of the label, to include language that the product contains both naturally-derived and non-naturally-derived ingredients if the product is not composed entirely of natural ingredients.
March 2014: A federal judge dismissed some of the class-action claims originally filed against Johnson & Johnson in 2013 for false advertising, breach of warranty, and unjust enrichment. The remaining claims against Johnson & Johnson allege, among other things, that the company falsely labels Aveeno Active Naturals products as “natural” when, according to plaintiffs, they actually contain synthetic ingredients. To read the full decision and learn more about the dismissed and continuing claims, click here. (Goldemberg et al. v. Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-03073, S. D. NY.).
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For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson and TINA.org’s coverage of the company, click here.