Hansen’s and Hubert’s Beverages
2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Monster Beverage Corp. and Monster Energy Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing Hansen’s juice products, Hansen’s Smoothie Nectar products, Hubert’s lemonade, and Hubert’s lemonade-tea products as being “natural” when, according to the complaint, they contain added colors and other artificial ingredients. (The complaint was amended in 2015.) (Krinsk et al v. Monster Beverage Corp., Case No. 37-2014-00020192, California State Court – San Diego)
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