Glass of Vanilla Soymilk Surrounded by Soybeans

PICS “Vanilla” Soymilk Misleading Labels New York, Massachusetts Class Action

The Golub Corporation, which operates the Price Chopper supermarkets, sells a “vanilla” soymilk under its PICS brand. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the product is mislabeled, because the unqualified “vanilla” representation leads consumers to think the product contains more real vanilla than it does.  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
Leaking Dishwasher

Whirlpool Dishwashers Improperly-Oriented Seal and Leakage Pennsylvania Class Action

Whirlpool makes dishwashers under a number of brands: Whirlpool, KitchenAid, JennAir, Maytag, and Kenmore. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Whirlpool dishwashers are made with an improperly-installed seal that can deteriorate and leak and cause damage to cabinetry, flooring, and other property.  Read more

Consumer
Leakage, Dishwasher, Defective Home Appliance
Fresh Market Bakery Cold Case

Fresh Market No Nutrition Facts on Bakery Goods Class Action

Which products in a food store must contain proper nutrition labels? This class action brings suit against The Fresh Market, Inc., claiming that certain of its bakery products should, but don’t, have such labels. The complaint alleges that selling these baked goods without the labels is a violation of federal law. The counts include breach  Read more

Consumer
Does Not Display Required Labels
Lime-A-Rita Package

Ritas Cocktails Incorrect Type of Alcohol New York Class Action

If you buy a product that says on its front label that it’s a “margarita,” you probably assume that it contains tequila. But that’s not true of Anheuser-Busch, LLC’s Lime-A-Rita margarita product, says the complaint for this class action. It alleges that this “margarita” product, along with several other products from the company, is simply  Read more

Consumer
Does Not Contain Implied Ingredients, Deceptive Packaging, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Bag of Star Snacks Energy Blend

Star Snacks Energy Blend Mostly Peanuts Class Action

When we buy bags of snacks, we expect the food inside to look like the pictures on the front of the bags. Star Snacks Company, LLC’s Imperial Nuts Energy Blend does not, claims the complaint for this class action. The complaint points to the image prominently featuring walnuts, pecans, and almonds, along with peanuts and  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
Box of Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts

Kellogg Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts Contain Other Fruit New York Class Action

Frosted Pop-Tarts toaster pastries are made by the Kellogg Sales Company. At issue in this case are the Frosted Strawberry variety, which the complaint for this class action claims are misleadingly labeled, “because the label gives consumers the impression the fruit filling only contains strawberries as its fruit ingredient.”  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
A Sara Lee All-Butter Poundcake

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery “All Butter” Pound Cake New York Class Action

At issue in this case is a pound cake made by Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, LLC. The product is labeled as an “All Butter Pound Cake.” However, the complaint for this class action alleges that butter is not the only shortening used, as the ingredient list shows “soybean oil” as well.  Read more

Consumer
Made with Real Butter Claims, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Tails of Several American Airlines Planes

American Airlines Charges for “Free” Checked Bag Class Action

According to the complaint for this class action, in 2019, American Airlines, Inc. (AA) earned over $1.4 billion in baggage fees. AA now offers to allow certain customers to check bags for free now, but the complaint alleges that “AA systematically required these passengers to pay to check bags and thus breached its contract with  Read more

Consumer
Breach of Contract, Airline TIckets, Additional charges in breach of contract
Suds Leaking Out of Bottom of Dishwasher

Whirlpool Dishwashers Faulty Seal and Leakage Minnesota Class Action

Whirlpool makes dishwashers under the Whirlpool name, but it also makes them for its subsidiaries and affiliates, including KitchenAid, JennAir, Maytag, and Kenmore. The complaint for this class action alleges that certain Whirlpool dishwashers are made with a defect that can cause them to leak and cause damage to cabinetry, flooring, and other property.  Read more

Consumer
Leakage, Dishwasher, Defective Home Appliance
Synchrony Name and Logo

Synchrony Bank Interest Rate Omission on Statement Class Action

The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) requires that lenders provide complete and accurate information about things like interest rates. The complaint for this class action, however, alleges that Synchrony Bank provided “disclosures with inaccuracies or omissions that violated” TILA in connection with its credit card accounts.  Read more

Consumer
Your Bank, TILA, Failing To Itemize Interest, Did Not Make/Receive Proper Disclosures