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Here in our Class-Action Tracker (CAT) section, you can find information about false or deceptive advertising class-action lawsuits filed around the country. For each case, we highlight the allegations in the complaint, as well as the status of the case. We also link to relevant settlement pages when possible. Please note that our list is not comprehensive and does not reflect TINA.org’s opinion with respect to the lawsuits or disposition of the cases. (Additional disclaimer: Sometimes we get behind due to the huge number of class actions pending in the U.S. so the information may not always be up-to-date.)

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Purell Hand Sanitizer

Published on March 11th, 2020 by TINA

In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Purell for allegedly falsely advertising Purell Advanced Hand Sanitizers. Plaintiffs claim that the company misleadingly advertises that the hand sanitizers “[k]ill[] more than 99.99% of most common ... Read More


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Toyota RAV4s

Published on March 11th, 2020 by TINA

In February and March 2020, two class-action lawsuits were filed against Toyota for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the fuel tanks in RAV4 vehicles hold 14.5 gallons of gas when, according to plaintiffs, the fuel tanks do ... Read More


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LaCroix Sparkling Waters

Published on March 11th, 2020 by TINA

February 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed . October 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against LaCroix Sparkling Waters for allegedly misleadingly labeling LaCroix water as being “all-natural” when, according to plaintiffs, the water contains non-natural ... Read More


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Cuties 100% Tangerine Juice

Published on March 11th, 2020 by TINA

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 ... Read More


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Germ-X Hand Sanitizer

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Germ-X for allegedly misleadingly advertising that Germ-X hand sanitizers prevent and reduce infections from the flu and other viruses – including coronavirus – when, according to plaintiffs, ... Read More


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Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Creams at McDonald’s

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against McDonald’s for allegedly misleadingly marketing that vanilla is the characterizing flavoring ingredient in vanilla soft serve ice creams when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list for the ... Read More


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Various Labrada Weight-Loss Supplements

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

February 2020: The claims against Entertainment Media Ventures were voluntarily dismissed for undisclosed reasons. October 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement resolving the claims against Naturex. April 2019: A federal judge ... Read More


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Nature’s Way Coconut Oils

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

January 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a cash award for each product purchased ($3 for a 16-ounce jar of semi-solid coconut oil, $6 for a ... Read More


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Evenflo Big Kid Booster Seats

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

In February and March 2020, multiple class-action lawsuits were filed against Evenflo Company alleging that its Big Kid Booster Seats are “side impact tested” and safe for children who are 30 pounds when, according to plaintiffs, ... Read More


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Trop 50 Fruit Juices and other Tropicana Drinks

Published on March 10th, 2020 by TINA

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Tropicana Manufacturing Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing fruit juices – including Trop 50 Farmstand Apple, Trop 50 Orange Mango, Trop 50 Pomegranate Blueberry, Tropicana Grape Drink, Tropicana ... Read More


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Nuvega Lash

Published on March 5th, 2020 by TINA

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against advertisers of Nuvega Lash for allegedly falsely marketing cosmetics on various websites and in social media advertisements. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the advertisers: Mislead ... Read More


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Rise of Kingdoms

Published on March 5th, 2020 by TINA

In December 2019, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against the marketers of the mobile video game Rise of Kingdoms. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the companies: Hide the long-term cost of playing ... Read More


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Walmart’s Parent’s Choice Pediatric Shakes

Published on March 4th, 2020 by TINA

February 2020: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations and adding allegations that Walmart misleadingly advertises that the characterizing flavor in its vanilla shakes is vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the flavor comes from unspecified ... Read More


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Sales at Carter’s Stores

Published on March 4th, 2020 by TINA

February 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1436, N.D. Cal.) January 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Carter’s for allegedly misleadingly advertising that customers are getting a specific ... Read More


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Tillamook Vanilla Greek Yogurt

Published on March 3rd, 2020 by TINA

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Tillamook County Creamery Association for allegedly misleadingly marketing that vanilla is the exclusive flavoring ingredient in Tillamook Lowfat Greek Yogurt when, according the complaint, the ingredients list ... Read More


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Prevagen Dietary Supplement

Published on March 3rd, 2020 by TINA

January 2020: A federal judge adopted a magistrate judge’s October 2019 Report and Recommendation and denied Quincy Bioscience’s motion to dismiss. October 2019: A magistrate judge recommended that the court deny the company’s motion to dismiss. ... Read More


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St. Anne’s Credit Union

Published on March 3rd, 2020 by TINA

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against St. Anne’s Credit Union for allegedly misleadingly promising that it only charges one insufficient funds fee on a single transaction when, according to plaintiffs, the credit union ... Read More


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