Kashi “Ripe Strawberry” Soft-Baked Breakfast Bars Illinois Class Action

Kashi Sales, LLC make Kashi brand Soft-Baked Breakfast Bars in a Ripe Strawberry flavor. The complaint for this class action alleges that the product’s “strawberry” filling is composed mostly of pear and apple ingredients rather than strawberries and thus cannot provide the health benefits of a product made with strawberries.  Read more

Kashi Ripe Strawberry Breakfast Bars

Bagel Bites Pizza Snacks “Real Mozzarella” Multi-State Class Action

At issue in this case are Bagel Bites brand “pizza bagels” or “pizza snacks” from the Kraft Heinz Foods Company, which are advertised as containing real mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce. The complaint for this class action alleges the pizza bagels are not in fact made with real mozzarella cheese.  Read more

Bagel Bites Pizza Snacks

Whole Foods Lemon Raspberry Mineral Water Fruit Content Class Action

Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. makes a Whole Foods Market brand of Lemon Raspberry Italian Sparkling Mineral Water that come in one-liter bottles. The complaint for this class action alleges that the labeling and marketing of the product lead consumers to think that the flavor of the mineral water comes from real lemons and raspberries,  Read more

Whole Foods Lemon Raspberry Mineral Water

Kodiak Cakes Pancake Mixes Have Less Protein Than Promised Class Action

Kodiak Cakes, LLC offers pancake and waffle mix in serious-looking black boxes, are labeled to tout how high in protein the products are. But the complaint for this class action brings suit against Kodiak and Baker Mills, Inc., alleging that the labeling is deceptive. Not only do the resulting pancakes and waffles not contain as  Read more

Wholesome Pantry “Vanilla”Almondmilk Pennsylvania Class Action

Wakefern Food Corporation makes food and beverages for its Wholesome Pantry brand, including a “vanilla” almondmilk drink. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company misrepresents the flavor of its almondmilk, because the labeling implies that the “vanilla” flavor comes from vanilla beans.  Read more

Carton of Wholesome Pantry Vanilla Almondmilk

Golub Corporation PICS “Vanilla” Nonfat Greek Yogurt Massachusetts Class Action

What requirements must a product meet before it can be labeled as simply “Vanilla,” without qualifications? The complaint for this class action brings suit against the Golub Corporation, claiming it has mislabeled thePICS Vanilla Nonfat Greek Yogurt sold in its Price Chopper stores. An image of the container is attached to the original complaint as  Read more

Container of PICS Vanilla Nonfat Greek Yogurt

Price Chopper “Vanilla” Lowfat Yogurt Multi-State Class Action

Consumers these days prefer natural to artificial flavors. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Price Chopper, Inc. makes a lowfat yogurt improperly labeled as “Vanilla with Other Natural Flavors.” It claims that the yogurt should be labeled as “Artificially Flavored.”  Read more

Cup of Yogurt with Berries

365 Everyday Value Artificially Flavored “Vanilla” Almondmilk Creamer Class Action

When does a company get to identify a food product as simply “vanilla,” and not “vanilla flavored” or with some other qualifier? The complaint for this class action brings suit against Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., alleging that its 365 Everyday Value brand “Vanilla” Organic Almondmilk Coffee Creamer should not be labeled with the word  Read more

365 Everyday Value Organic Vanilla Almondmilk Creamer

Organic Valley “French Vanilla” Half-and-Half Creamer Class Action

What does it mean when Cooperative Regions of Organic Producer Pools identifies the flavor of its half-and-half creamer as “French Vanilla”? According to the complaint for this class action, it means the flavor is provided by vanilla from Madagascar, a former French colony. But the complaint alleges that this is not true and that the  Read more

Organic Valley French Vanilla Half-and-Half Creamer

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Artificial “Vanilla” Flavor Illinois Class Action

Nestlé Healthcare Nutrition, Inc. makes a powdered nutritional drink mix in its Carnation Breakfast Essentials line, in a flavor it calls “Classic French Vanilla.” The complaint for this class action alleges that this flavor labeling is “false and misleading” because the product is not flavored with real vanilla or vanilla extract.  Read more

Carnation Breakfast Essentials Classic French Vanilla Product