Benecol “No Trans Fats” Settlement

Johnson & Johnson and McNeil Nutritionals, LLC are paying $2 million to settle a class action alleging they falsely advertised that Benecol Spreads contained no trans fats. The complaint claimed that the spreads, including Benecol Regular and Benecol Light Spreads, did in fact contain trans fats.  Read more

Benecol Regular Spread

Natrol Liquid Melatonin “100% Drug-Free” Claim Massachusetts Class Action

Natrol, LLC sells a product it calls Natrol Liquid Melatonin. It advertises this product as being “100% Drug Free.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that it is not in fact drug-free because it contains 10% ethyl alcohol. The “drug-free” representation was “especially injurious” to the plaintiff in this case, the complaint alleges,  Read more

Natrol Liquid Melatonin

Nectar Petit Nectar Drinks “No Preservatives” Claim Class Action

Kasim International Corporation makes Nectar Petit nectar drinks in various flavors that are marketed as having “No Preservatives.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that this claim is false, as the drinks contain citric acid and ascorbic acid, which are, and should be identified as, preservatives.  Read more

Nectar Petit Mango Nectar Drink

Supergoop! “Reef-Safe” Sunscreens Contain Harmful Chemicals Class Action

This class action brings suit against Taylor James, LLC, which does business as Supergoop!, alleging false advertising about its Supergoop! “Reef-Safe” chemical sunscreens. The complaint alleges that the sunscreens are advertised as being “Reef-Safe,” when in reality the sunscreens contain active ingredients that do harm to coral reefs and other marine life.  Read more

Supergoop! Unseen Sunscreen SFP 40

Purina Pro Plan and Beneful Pet Foods Not Grain-Free Class Action

Like human beings, dogs can have allergic reactions to foods that contain grains, such as corn, wheat, or soy. Their owners are often willing to pay more for pet foods that are made without grains. Nestle Purina Petcare Company makes three at least Purina pet foods that it claims are made without the grains that  Read more

Purina Pro Plan Adult Sensitive Skin & Stomach Salmon & Rice Formula

Kroger Trans Fats in Bread Crumbs Settlement

Kroger Company is settling a class action that centers on Kroger Bread Crumbs. The complaint alleged that the bread crumbs were falsely advertised as containing “0g trans fat.”  Read more

Kroger Bread Crumbs

Target “Oil-Free” Facial Products Contain Oils Class Action

Up & Up Oil-Free cosmetic products are made and sold by Target Corporation. But are the products free of all oils and oil-inclusive substances? The complaint for this class action says no, alleging that Target is charging a premium price for the products yet still including oil or oil-inclusive ingredients.  Read more

Up & Up Oil-Free Acne Wash

Clinique “Oil-Free” Products Oil Content Class Action

Clinique Laboratories, LLC makes skincare products under the Clinique brand, including a number of products which are advertised and labeled as being oil-free. The complaint for this class action alleges that this claim is “false and misleading” because the products contain various oils.  Read more

Clinique Beyond Perfection Foundation + Concealer

Diamond Pet Foods “Grain-Free” Products Settlement

This settlement resolves three class actions against Schell & Kampeter, which does business as Diamond Pet Foods about some of its products, which were labeled and marketed as being grain-free. The complaints alleged that lab tests had found grain in the products and that the company had violated state laws on labeling and marketing. The  Read more

Bag of Taste of the Wild High Prairie

Fluval “Vegetarian” Fish Food Contains Seafood Class Action

Consumers are paying increased attention to food ingredients—not only those in their own food but those in the food of their pets as well. Rolf C. Hagen (USA) Corporation makes Fluval brand fish food that it advertises as vegetarian, but the complaint for this class action alleges that the vegetarian labeling is deceptive because the  Read more

Fluval Vegetarian Fish Flakes