Bottle of Natural Bliss Vanilla Almond Milk

Coffee Mate Natural Bliss “Vanilla” Almond Milk Flavoring New York Class Action

The Coffee Mate Natural Bliss brand, from Nestle Holdings, Inc., includes a “Vanilla” Almond Milk Creamer which purports to be “Natural.” The complaint for this class action charges that the product’s label is misleading “because the Product contains artificial, non-vanilla flavors not disclosed to consumers and less vanilla than consumers expect.”  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, Contains Too Little of Featured Ingredients
Teas' Tea Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea

Teas’ Tea “Slightly Sweet” Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea New York Class Action

Ito-En (North America), Inc. makes a Teas’ Tea line of teas that include a Slightly Sweet—Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea. The complaint for this class action takes issue with the “Slightly Sweet” claim, alleging that it is not permitted under federal regulations for food and beverages because this type of “low sugar” claim is not permitted.  Read more

Consumer
Hiding Sugar, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
Optifiber Natural Prebiotic Fiber Supplement

Kirkland Optifiber “Natural” Prebiotic Fiber Supplement Class Action

In 2019, the global market for supplements was estimated at more than $80 billion. One product in this market was Costco Wholesale Corporation’s Kirkland Optifiber Natural Prebiotic Fiber Supplement. But is it natural? The complaint for this class action claims that it is not, because it contains wheat dextrin, a synthetic ingredient.  Read more

Consumer
Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising, All Natural Claims
Bag of Ruffles Baked Cheddar & Sour Cream Chips

Ruffles Baked Cheddar & Sour Cream Flavored Potato Chips New York Class Action

One variety of Ruffles Baked chips is Cheddar & Sour Cream. But what provides the sour cream flavor? The complaint for this class action alleges that this Frito-Lay, Inc. product is not flavored with natural sour cream and that the front label should disclose that it’s “artificially flavored.”  Read more

Consumer
Does Not Admit to Artificial Flavor on Labels, Deceptive Labels, Deceptive Advertising
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