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
June 29th, 2015
Below are 200 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found between June 22 and July 13, 2015. Group 1: Instances in which the Walmart.com USA label is inconsistent with information contained on the product packaging or manufacturer’s website. Errors 1-35 are from TINA.org’s June sampling; Errors 36-40 are from TINA.org’s July sampling.
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
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
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,
June 20th, 2014
The bodybuilding supplement has been the target of an FDA warning letter and a class-action lawsuit.
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
March 24th, 2014
As more teens vape, lawmakers worry about e-cig ads.
March 7th, 2014
January 2014: After agreeing to dismiss the federal complaint, the same plaintiff filed a class-action lawsuit in Florida state court alleging that the company represents that Tempt Hempmilk products contain “evaporated cane juice” when they really contain sugar. (Miller et al v. Living Harvest Foods Inc. et al, Case No. 2014-2735-CA-01, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court