Coca-Cola “Vanilla” Coke Labeling New York Class Action

The Coca-Cola Company sells a version of its popular Coca-Cola in a vanilla version known as Vanilla Coke. The complaint for this class action alleges that the name and representations on the can are deceptive and misleading because the drink is not flavored exclusively with vanilla.  Read more

Can of Vanilla Coke

Wholesome Pantry Unsweetened “Vanilla” Almondmilk New York Class Action

“To prevent consumer deception when purchasing products labeled as ‘vanilla,’ standards of identity were established which fixed the composition of vanilla ingredients.” So says the complaint for this class action, which brings suit against Wakefern Food Corp. The complaint alleges that the company’s Wholesome Pantry brand Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk product misleads consumers “became it contains  Read more

Carton of Wholesome Pantry Unsweetened Vanilla Almondmilk

L’il Critters and Vitafusion “Complete” Multivitamin Investigation

Do you or members of your family take vitamins to provide all the essential nutrients your body needs? Did you buy L’il Critters Multivitamins, Vitafusion Women’s Complete Multivitamins, or Vitafusion Men’s Complete Multivitamins because the advertising claimed they are “complete” and provide “essential” nutrients?  Read more

Bottle of Vitafusion Women's Complete Multivitamin

Califia Farms Non-Dairy and Coffee Drink Settlement

Califia Farms, a maker of dairy-alternative drinks, is settling a class action on the marketing and labeling of some of its products, including dairy-alternative milk, cold brew coffee, non-dairy creamer, yogurt and/or yogurt drinks. The complaint alleged that Califia made false or misleading claims about vanilla, carrageenan, chocolate, nuts, or other colors or flavors.  Read more

Row of Califia Farms Non-Dairy Drinks

Breyers “Natural Vanilla” Ice Cream Labeling California Class Action

This class action sues Unilever United States, Inc. over the labeling of its Breyers Natural Vanilla Ice Cream. The complaint alleges that the company markets the product misleadingly, suggesting to consumers that it is flavored only by the vanilla plant. The complaint claims this is false because, it says, “much of the vanilla flavor comes  Read more

Carton of Breyers Natural Vanilla Ice Cream

Hal’s New York “Lemon” or “Lime” Seltzer NY and NJ Class Action

Carbonated or seltzer water beverages flavored with a small amount of fruit juice are popular supermarket items. Consumers expect such drinks to be flavored with fruit juice, the complaint for this class action contends. It alleges that Big Geyser, Inc.’s Hal’s New York lemon and lime seltzers are deceptive and misleading because they are not,  Read more

Bottle of Hal's Lime Seltzer

Nonni’s Lemon Biscotti Deceptive Labeling New York Class Action

Nonni’s Foods, LLC makes biscotti, which the complaint for this class action defines as “singular long, crisp, twice-baked Italian cookies” which are flavored with lemon. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the labeling of the product implies that the biscotti’s lemon flavor is provided only by an exclusively lemon-derived ingredient. The complaint  Read more

Package of Nonni's Lemon Biscotti

Vita Coco “Vanilla” Coconut Milk Deceptive Labeling NY, FL Class Action

All Market, Inc. makes coconut milk drinks under the Vita Coco brand. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Vita Coco “Vanilla” Coconut Milk is improperly labeled, because it is not flavored exclusively with substances derived from the vanilla bean.  Read more

Vita Coco Name and Logo

Wegmans “Vanilla” Soymilk Deceptive Labeling NY, RI Class Action

Vanilla is the only flavor with its own standard of identity. The complaint for this class action alleges that the “vanilla” soymilk sold by Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. should not be labeled as “vanilla” without some kind of qualification.  Read more

Glass of Soymilk with Containers of Soybeans

Wegmans “French Vanilla” Ice Cream Flavor Designation Class Action

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. sells an ice cream that is labeled “French Vanilla.” The complaint for this class action alleges that this designation is misleading and deceptive, because it suggests that the ice cream is flavored “only from its natural characterizing flavor, vanilla” from vanilla beans—when in fact, the complaint claims, it is not.  Read more

Front of a Wegmans Supermarket