Neutrogena, Aveeno Sunscreen Contaminated with Benzene Class Action

Sunscreens that offer broad-spectrum SPF protection are regulated as over-the-counter drugs, rather than as cosmetics. The complaint for this class action cites five such sunscreens, under the Aveeno and Neutrogena brands, made by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. (JJCI), which it claims have been found to contain benzene, a human carcinogen that can be absorbed  Read more

Neutrogena Beach Defense Sunscreen Spray

Nurture Baby Foods Concerning Levels of Heavy Metals Class Action

Nurture, Inc. makes baby food products under the Happy Baby brand. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges that a recent report from a Congressional subcommittee cites Nurture’s baby foods as among those containing toxic heavy metals.  Read more

Happy Baby Baby Foods

Cottonelle Wipes and Urinary Tract Infections Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that the bacterial contamination that found its way into certain lots of Cottonelle Wipes products was not invisible. The complaint reports that some of the wipes showed “dark-brown spots on the surface and mildew-like odors emanating from their packaging” that should have alerted their maker, Kimberly-Clark Corporation, to  Read more

Cottonelle Flushable Wipes

Parent’s Choice Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals Class Action

On February 4, 2021, a House Subcommittee released a report entitled, “Baby Foods Are Tainted with Dangerous Levels of Arsenic, Lead, Cadmium, and Mercury.” Walmart, Inc., among other baby food makers, had been asked to participate in testing of its Parent’s Choice products in connection with the investigation, but it had refused. The complaint quotes  Read more

Parent's Choice Blueberry Rice Rusks

Hain Celestial Heavy Metals in Baby Food Class Action

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. makes Earth’s Best Organic baby foods, which the complaint for this class action says “are marketed as high quality baby food with a focus on wholesome ingredients.” But this is a false impression, the complaint says, because “the Baby Foods contain levels of toxic heavy metals which exceed [Food and  Read more

Earth's Best Organic Banana Raspberry Brown Rice Product

Plum Baby Food and Heavy Metal Content Class Action

Plum, PBC is a subsidiary of the Campbell Soup Company that makes baby food. The complaint for this class action alleges, “Plum’s baby food products have been shown to contain significant levels of arsenic, mercury, lead, and cadmium—all known to pose health risks to humans and particularly infants.” Plum does not warn consumers about this,  Read more

Container of Plum Organics Just Peaches Product

Beech-Nut Baby Foods Contain Heavy Metals Class Action

On February 4, 2021, a House Subcommittee published a report claiming that baby foods made by some of the most prominent baby food companies have been “tainted with significant levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury.” This class action brings suit against one of those companies, Beech-Nut Nutrition Company, for selling  Read more

Beech-Nut Apple Stage 1 Baby Food

Carcinogen Found in Neutrogena Sunscreens Class Action

This class action pertains to sunscreens from the Neutrogena Corporation. The complaint alleges that the Neutrogena sunscreens contain benzene, which it calls “a carcinogenic impurity that has been linked to leukemia and other cancers.” The presence of benzene, the complaint claims, makes the sunscreens “adulterated and misbranded” and “illegal to sell under federal law…”  Read more

Neutrogena Sunscreen

Kraft Mac & Cheese Phthalates Content Massachusetts Class Action

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese products are childhood comfort food for many people, but the complaint for this class action alleges that the products contain chemical substances called ortho-phthalates, or just phthalates. The complaint claims that Kraft Heinz Foods Company, the maker, “has been aware that its Products contain phthalates” for years now, “but [it] has  Read more

Box of Kraft Mac & Cheese

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Wrongful Death Multidistrict Litigation

A massive multidistrict litigation (MDL) is ongoing against Johnson & Johnson, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products, Inc., Imerys Talc America, Inc., and Personal Care Products Council (PCPC). The lawsuit is entitled In Re: Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation. The document attached below is a Short-Form Complaint meant  Read more

Johnson & Johnson Talcum Powder Products