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Trader Joe's Dark Chocolates Lover’s Chocolate 85% Cacao Bar

Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Bars Lead and Cadmium Content Class Action

Many people believe that dark chocolate is a healthier choice than other sweets, but the complaint for this class action says that a recent testing of twenty-eight dark chocolate bars by Consumer Reports shows concerning levels of lead and cadmium in some of them. The complaint brings suit against Trader Joe’s Company for the heavy  Read more

Consumer
Heavy Metals, Deceptive Advertising, Contaminated with Harmful Substances, Cancer Risk
BioSteel Blue Raspberry Flavored Sports Drink

BioSteel Blue Raspberry Flavored Sports Drink Contains PFAS Class Action

BioSteel Sports Nutrition, Inc. makes a Blue Raspberry flavored sports drink which the homepage for the product calls the “healthiest and most trusted sports hydration product[] on the planet.” The complaint for this class action alleges that BioSteel makes this and other representations about the product indicating that it is healthy when in actuality it  Read more

Consumer
PFAS, Fraud, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
Baby Bottle and Scoop of Formula

Abbott Laboratories Infant Formula Contained Cronobacter Sakazakii Class Action

Abbott Laboratories, which does business as Abbott Nutrition, is a company that was founded 130 years ago and that is a major player in the market for infant formula. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that it made and sold infant formula products that were contaminated with Cronobacter sakazakii and possibly also Salmonella.  Read more

Consumer
Negligent Misrepresentation, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contamination During Preparation or Use, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
Food Delivered by HungryRoot

HungryRoot Automatic Subscription Renewals California ARL Class Action

E-commerce subscriptions are a fast-growing segment of the world economy. Unfortunately, some subscribers appear to be paying for subscriptions for longer than they want to—to the point where California has passed an Automatic Renewal Law (ARL) setting forth conditions for automatic subscription renewals for consumers in that state. The complaint for this class action alleges  Read more

Consumer
Unlawful Subscription Renewal, Unfair Subscription Practices, Difficult to Cancel, Deceptive Advertising, Automatic Subscription Renewal or Continuous Service Agreement
Pentagon Federal Credit Union Location

Pentagon Federal Credit Union Duplicate Withdrawals Class Action

Pentagon Federal Credit Union, or PenFed, has made a series of errors, the complaint for this class action alleges—performing duplicates of certain transactions. Not only has twice the amount authorized been withdrawn from accounts, the complaint alleges, but in some cases accounts have been left with insufficient funds to cover the duplicate transaction or to  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Negligence, Deceptive Advertising, Conversion, Breach of Contract
Dayquil Packaged with SuperC

SuperC Packaged with Dayquil Ineffective for Flu Class Action

The Procter & Gamble Company owns the Vicks brand, which offers a combination pack of two over-the-counter products: Dayquil and SuperC. But the complaint for this class action takes issue with the combination product, alleging that it leads consumers to think that the SuperC vitamin C product will help with the “Severe Cold & Flu”  Read more

Consumer
Misrepresentations of qualities of product, Deceptive Advertising
Act Soothing Mint Dry Mouth Lozenges

Act Dry Mouth Lozenges Lower pH Than Teeth Class Action

Chattem, Inc. makes Act Soothing Mint dry mouth lozenges. Lozenges of this type are often useful to consumer suffering from dry mouth, or xerostomia, but the complaint for this class action alleges that these may be harmful, because they have a pH below the level of tooth enamel or root dentin and may therefore erode  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Causing damage
Dollar General Store

Dollar General Charges Higher Prices at Register New York Class Action

Dollar General Corporation (DGC) offers dollar stores that sell to low- and middle-income consumers, selling goods at lower prices. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that DGC, along with related companies Dolgen New York, LLC (which does business as Dolgen) and Dolgencrop of Texas, Inc., misleads New York consumers by posting one price  Read more

Consumer
Price Not as Advertised, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Godiva Signature 72% Cacao Dark Chocolate

Godiva Dark Chocolate Contains Concerning Levels of Lead Class Action

This class action is based on a December 2022 Consumer Reports testing of products that revealed that certain dark chocolates contain concerning levels of heavy metals. The complaint for this class action alleges that high levels of lead were found in a chocolate bar product from Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., the Godiva Signature 72% Cacao Dark  Read more

Consumer
Heavy Metals, Deceptive Advertising, Contamination During Preparation or Use, Contaminated with Harmful Substances
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Bank of America No Help for Defrauded Zelle Users Class Action

Early on, the complaint for this class action says, “The Zelle money transfer system is rife with fraud…” It brings suit against Bank of America, NA (BofA), which advertises the service as being “safe,” yet when consumers are defrauded through its use, it alleges, the bank does not provide assistance to recover the lost funds.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, Unfair Competition, Fraudulent Payments or Money Transfers, Deceptive Advertising