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Seresto Collar in Its Packaging

Seresto Flea and Tick Collar Pesticides May Harm Pets Class Action

Can flea and tick collars pose a health hazard to pets and their owners? The complaint for this class action brings suit against Bayer Healthcare, LLC and Elanco Animal Health, Inc., alleging that their Seresto brand flea and tick collars can cause “risk of irritation, rashes, hair loss, gastrointestinal problems, seizures, and even death.”  Read more

Consumer
Flea and Tick Collar, Defective Product, Animal Health and Welfare
Bottle of ArtNaturals Hand Sanitizer

ArtNaturals Hand Sanitizers Benzene Content Class Action

This class action brings suit against Virgin Scent, Inc., which does business as ArtNaturals, for its hand sanitizer products. The complaint alleges that the hand sanitizers contain benzene, which is a known carcinogen, “at levels many multiples of the emergency, interim limit set by” the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
A Walgreens Store

Walgreens “Usual & Customary” Generic Drug Prices Class Action

This class action alleges that Walgreens artificially inflates its “usual and customary” prices on certain generic prescription drugs. The complaint claims that Walgreens charges lower prices for the drugs to its cash-paying customers who do not have health insurance, if they enroll in something it calls its Prescription Savings Club (PSC).  Read more

Consumer
Pharmaceuticals, Inflated Drug Prices, Different Price for Same Products
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Apple Asked to Restore Gambling Losses in Tennessee Class Action

This class action brings suit against Apple, Inc., alleging that it facilitates illegal gambling. The complaint asks for the recovery of money lost at this illegal gambling, pursuant to a provision in the Code of Tennessee. It claims that “Apple promotes, enables, and profits from games downloaded from the App Store … that constitute illegal  Read more

Consumer
Gambling or Gambling Games, Entertainment, Electronic Games
Thompson Creek Window

Thompson Creek Windows Falsely Marketed as Energy Star Class Action

Many consumers want to buy products that have the Energy Star mark, as they believe these projects use less energy, lower electricity bills, and are beneficial for the environment. The complaint for this class action alleges that Thompson Creek Window Company claimed that certain of its window models were Energy Star-certified when they were not.  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive or False Certification, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Credit Union of New Jersey Name and Logo

Credit Union of New Jersey Overdraft Fees Without Overdrafts Class Action

Credit Union of New Jersey (CUNJ), the complaint for this class action alleges, charges customers overdraft fees when their accounts are not actually overdrawn. The complaint claims that account statements for the plaintiff in this case show that the account never actually had a negative balance, but that CUNJ still assessed her overdraft fees, and  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Overdraft Fees

Annie’s Macaroni & Cheese Phthalate Content Class Action

“For years,” claims the complaint for this class action, Annie’s “has been aware that its Products contain phthalates but only recently has it pledged to take steps to remove these harmful chemicals.” Phthalates are chemicals that are used to make plastics flexible. However, they may migrate into food from the substances it makes contact with  Read more

Consumer
Fraud, Food Contamination, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
Box of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Phthalate Content Class Action

Phthalates—chemicals that are used to make plastics flexible—may migrate into food from the materials it makes contact with during processing or packaging. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the Kraft Heinz Company, alleging that phthalates—which tend to bind to fatty products—are present in its Kraft Macaroni & Cheese products.  Read more

Consumer
Fraud, Food Contamination, Contaminated with Harmful Substances

Sprout Baby Foods Heavy Metal Content California Class Action

Sprout Foods, Inc. makes baby food under the Sprout Organic brand. It is one of the three baby food makers that did not cooperate with the Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, Committee on Oversight and Reform in the US House of Representatives in their investigation of heavy metals in US baby foods. The complaint  Read more

Consumer
Heavy Metals, Food Contamination, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
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Universal Screen Arts Automatic Renewal California Class Action

Universal Screen Arts, Inc. owns multiple companies with online e-commerce websites, including Acorn, Bas Bleu, Daedalus Books, Signals, Support Plus, and What on Earth. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the websites entraps customers into a difficult-to-cancel automatic renewal membership that comes with a monthly charge of $14.95.  Read more

News, Consumer
Unlawful Subscription Renewal, Deceptive Advertising