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Walmart’s Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda

December 1st, 2017

June 2015: This case was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing Arm & Hammer Fresh-N-Natural Baking Soda 1 lb package as a “3 Pack” when, in reality, the product only contains


Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

December 1st, 2017

January 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. The dismissal was . July 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly labeling products. Specifically, the complaint alleges that Walmart labels the Great Value brand Cranberry-Pomegranate Juice as “100%


Brew & Save Carafe Filters

November 16th, 2017

A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Eko Brands alleging that the Brew & Save Carafe filters for single-serve brewing machines are defective and do not work as advertised. The complaint was filed in state court in June 2017 and transferred to federal court in November 2017. (Beckman et al v. Wal-Mart


Cottonelle Flushable Wipes and More

September 19th, 2017

May 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed as to the named plaintiffs’ claims and as to the class members’ claims. The claims were dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. December 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Walmart, and Rockline Industries for allegedly


Equate Flushable Wipes

July 25th, 2017

January 2017: This action was dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart and Rockline Industries for allegedly misleadingly marketing Equate Flushable Wipes as “flushable” and “safe for properly maintained septic and sewer systems” when, according to the complaint, the wipes cause many plumbing


Great Value All Natural Pita Chips

March 22nd, 2017

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely advertising Great Value All Natural Pita Chips as “All Natural” when, in reality, they contain synthetic and artificial ingredients. (Terrazzino et al v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-1731, N. D. IL.) For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Walmart


Great Value Pork & Beans in Tomato Sauce

February 24th, 2017

November 2016: A federal judge granted a stay in this case until after a ruling in a case, Briseño v. ConAgra Foods, Inc., pending in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. October 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely labeling Great Value Pork & Beans in Tomato Sauce as containing pork


Walmart’s Craft Beers

February 22nd, 2017

In February 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly falsely marketing beers – including Cat’s Away IPA, After Party Pale Ale, Round Midnight Belgian White, and Red Flag Amber – as craft beers when, in reality, the beers are not craft beers and are not produced at a craft brewery. (Adam et


TINA.org in the News

January 5th, 2017

  ​ ​ “The Influencer Election Is Here” Kate Knibbs, February 13, 2020 “‘Social-media-influencer political ads are definitely in the gray zone of the law, and I think that’s being charitable,’ says Bonnie Patten, executive director of the nonprofit Truth in Advertising. “ “FTC Alerted to Savage x Fenty Sketchy Membership Fees” Hazel Cills, February


Walmart’s Warranties for Car Batteries

December 14th, 2016

In October 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly deceptively advertising that consumers who purchase car batteries receive a warranty allowing for the replacement of defective batteries without adequately disclosing that Walmart will not honor the warranty if a consumer is placed on an internal fraud database (a list of people who


Walmart’s “Made in USA” Labels

July 26th, 2016

July 2016: Plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed this action . The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. July 2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly using false “Made in USA” labels on its website. According to the plaintiffs, Walmart’s website advertises certain products as being “Made in the USA,” “Assembled


The Packaging of McCormick’s Ground Black Pepper

April 25th, 2016

December 2015: Some of the McCormick lawsuits listed below were transferred to a court in the District of Columbia to be heard together. (In Re: McCormick & Company, Inc., Pepper Products Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, MDL No. 2665, United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation) 2015: Between June 2015 and November 2015, multiple class-action


Nutramax’s “Cosamin” Joint Health Supplements

October 26th, 2015

October 2015: As of October 9, 2015, all of the named plaintiffs voluntarily dismissed their claims. To read each of the dismissals, click on the case name below. Dorfman v. Nutramax Laboratories, Inc., et al Spencer v. Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. et al Conrad v. Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. Boorman v. Nutramax Laboratories, Inc. Early 2015: Multiple


Various Lines of Herbal Supplements: Finest Nutrition, Spring Valley, and Others

June 25th, 2015

June 2015: Some of the lawsuits were transferred to one court where they will be heard together. (MDL Docket Information: In Re: Herbal Supplements Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, MDL No. 2619, Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation; Master Docket Case Information: Case No. 15-cv-5070, N. D. IL.) Early 2015: Multiple false advertising lawsuits were filed


Walmart’s Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

June 11th, 2015

April 2015: The named plaintiff voluntarily dismissed the complaint. The complaint was dismissed without prejudice, meaning that the complaint can be refiled. February 2015: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Walmart for allegedly misleadingly labeling Great Value 100% Cranberry Pomegranate Juice as containing cranberry and pomegranate juice when it is actually a blend of water,


Walmart’s Banzai Inflatable Water Slides and Pools

May 18th, 2015

November 2014: A federal judge granted plaintiff’s motion to voluntarily dismiss this lawsuit with prejudice, meaning that the plaintiff cannot refile the lawsuit. June 2014: A federal judge denied Walmart’s motion to dismiss class-action claims that the store sells products with misleading pictures on the packaging. According to the complaint, the images on the Banzai-brand


Walgreen Glucosamine Supplements

March 26th, 2015

March 2015: A federal judge granted final approval of the revised settlement agreement. January 2015: The parties to the lawsuit renegotiated the settlement agreement and filed an amended agreement in court. The amended agreement prohibits the defendants from conveying the message that its supplements can repair, strengthen, or rebuild cartilage (and is no longer limited



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