Whole Foods Hypoallergenic Claims
November 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Whole Foods for allegedly deceptively labeling various products – including body care products and laundry detergent — as “hypoallergenic” when, according to the complaint, they are not. Specifically, the complaint alleges that products contain allergens, chemicals, irritants, carcinogens, mutagens, reproductive toxins, and other chemicals that are hazardous to human health. (Kellman et al v. Whole Foods Market, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-6584, N. D. CA.)
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.