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

Glass of Vanilla Soymilk Surrounded by Soybeans

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

Bag of Star Snacks Energy Blend

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

Box of Frosted Strawberry Pop-Tarts

CytoSport Lean Protein Settlement

Two categories of CytoSport, Inc. products are at issue in this case: its Muscle Milk Protein Ready-to-Drink Shake and its Muscle Milk Protein Powder. CytoSport has now elected to settle a class action alleging that the company made false and misleading “lean” and “L-Glutamine” claims about the protein content of the two products. Muscle Milk  Read more

Bottle of CytoSport Monster Milk

Lidl “Vanilla Bean” Ice Cream Misleadingly Labeled New York Class Action

At issue in this class action are the “vanilla” representations made on the Vanilla Bean Ice Cream made and sold by Lidl US, LLC. The complaint contends that the company Improperly labels and markets the ice cream, presenting consumers with the impression that it contains more vanilla than it does.  Read more

Dish of Vanilla Ice Cream

Chobani “Vanilla” Coffee Creamer New York Class Action

Chobani, a company known primarily for its yogurt, also makes a coffee creamer under the Chobani brand that purports to be flavored only with vanilla. However, the complaint alleges that this is a false claim. Vanilla is a popular but scarce and expensive flavoring, and companies are aware that today’s consumers prefer natural flavors—such as  Read more

Carton of Chobani Vanilla Creamer

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