Results for "vanilla"

Organic 365 Rice Milk

February 28th, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market Group for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the flavor in its Organic 365 Rice Milk comes exclusively from vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the drink contains unspecified “Natural Flavor” in addition to a vanilla ingredient. (Hiland et al v.


Bear Naked Granola Fit V’nilla Almond

February 19th, 2020

February 2020: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-268, S.D. Cal.) December 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Sales Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Bear Naked Granola Fit V’nilla Almond is made with vanilla from vanilla beans when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the product contains


Organic Valley High Protein Milk Shake

January 17th, 2020

In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools for allegedly misleadingly marketing that the exclusive flavoring ingredient in Organic Valley High Protein Milk Shakes is vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list reveals that the products contain unspecified “Organic Flavor” along with “Organic Fair Trade Vanilla Flavor.”


Dove Ice Cream Bars

December 18th, 2019

November 2019: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint adding the miniature versions of the ice cream bars to the products at issue. May 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Mars Wrigley Confectionery for allegedly misleadingly marketing that Dove ice cream bars contain “vanilla ice cream” and “natural flavor” to make consumers believe that the vanilla


A & W Root Beer and Cream Sodas

February 28th, 2019

In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against A & W Concentrate Company and Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing that A & W Root Beer and Cream Sodas are “made with aged vanilla” when, according to plaintiffs, the sodas do not contain real vanilla and are actually made with a chemical


CleanWell Hand Sanitizers, Soaps, and Wipes

June 6th, 2018

February 2018: A federal judge granted final approval of this settlement agreement. September 2017: Plaintiffs moved for final approval of a settlement agreement that would prohibit CleanWell from using the terms “Natural” and “All Natural” in marketing for products that contain synthetic ingredients and preservatives that are not derived from natural plant or mineral sources.


Pacific Foods of Oregon

April 27th, 2018

March 2017: A federal judge dismissed the amended complaint finding that it failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. The dismissal was . August 2014: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint making similar allegations. July 2014: A federal judge dismissed the complaint because plaintiffs did not allege that they relied on the


Whitewave’s Silk and Horizon Products

October 27th, 2017

July 2014: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed pursuant to an agreement between the parties, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2014: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the December 2013 dismissal. December 2013: A federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed against Whitewave Foods Company alleging that the company misbrands both


Trader Joe’s “All Natural” Products

May 31st, 2017

November 2014: Both appeals were voluntarily dismissed. The reasons for the dismissals have not been disclosed. Click on the links below to see each order. Weaver et al Dismissal Narkin Dismissal August 2014: Class members who had objected to the approval of the settlement agreement filed Notices of Appeal regarding the decision to approve it.


Almond Breeze Products

May 12th, 2017

January 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. January 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Blue Diamond Growers for allegedly misbranding its products. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that the company represents products – including Almond Breeze Almondmilk Vanilla (refrigerated), Almond Breeze Almondmilk Coconutmilk Blend Almond Coconut Unsweetened


Don Francisco Brand Coffee

May 12th, 2017

July 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiff and as to the class members. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. May 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against F. Gaviña & Sons, Inc. for allegedly deceptively marketing Don Francisco brand coffee. According to the complaint, the marketing for


Pacific Foods Non-Dairy Beverages

May 3rd, 2017

March 2017: After being transferred to another California court, a federal judge stayed (i.e., suspended the activity) this case until the FDA issues guidance on the use of the word “natural.” (Perera et al v. Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-2074, N. D. CA.) November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Pacific


Melitta Coffee

April 6th, 2017

March 2017: This action was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The claims of the named plaintiffs are dismissed and the claims of the class members are dismissed . April 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Melitta USA Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing its


Mars Flavored Ice Cream Products

January 6th, 2017

November 2015: The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. September 2015: A class-action lawsuit, which was filed against Mars, Inc. and Mars Chocolate North America, LLC in August 2015 (and transferred to federal court in September 2015), alleges that the companies deceptively label ice cream products,


Orgain Nutritional Shakes

July 11th, 2016

December 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons have not been disclosed. March 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Orgain for allegedly misleadingly marketing its nutritional shakes, including Orgain Creamy Chocolate Fudge, Orgain Sweet Vanilla Bean, and Orgain Healthy Kids – Strawberry. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company represents that the


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


Blue Diamond Almond Milk

November 17th, 2014

In November 2014, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods Market for allegedly misbranding Blue Diamond almond milk products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Original Almond Milk and Blue Diamond Refrigerated Almond Breeze Vanilla Almond Milk misleadingly bear the Non-GMO Project Verified label, which indicates that the products do


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


Kind’s Evaporated Cane Juice Claims

August 18th, 2014

In July 2014, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Kind, LLC. The complaint, which was originally filed in 2013, alleged that Kind misleadingly marketed products – including Vanilla Blueberry Clusters with Flax Seeds – as containing “evaporated cane juice” when they actually contain sugar. The judge dismissed the complaint because, among other things,


Almondmilk

June 10th, 2014

In December 2013, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit against Blue Diamond Growers alleging that the company mislabels Almondmilk products. According to the complaint, the company labels various Almondmilk products – including Almond Breeze Almondmilk Chocolate (refrigerated) and Almond Breeze Almondmilk Vanilla Unsweetened (refrigerated) – as “all natural” when they actually contain artificial ingredients



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