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Pfizer Chantix Adulterated with N-Nitroso-Varenicline Class Action

One of Pfizer, Inc.’s most popular products is the varenicline-containing drug (VCD) Chantix. Chantix is designed to help people stop smoking, and, unlike many other products for this use, it does not contain nicotine. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the drugs have recently been contaminated with N-nitroso-varenicline, and possibly other substances  Read more

Chantix Box by Cigarette and Ashtray

Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar PFAS in Packaging Class Action

This class action, like a number of others recently, has taken up the topic of per- and polyfluoralkyl substances (PFAS) in packaging. Specifically, it brings suit against Keurig Dr Pepper, Inc. for its Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink, claiming that the drink’s packaging, which “is essential and integral to delivering the Product to the consuming  Read more

Orchard Apple Nantucket Nectar drink

Monsanto PCB Water Impairment Settlement

Monsanto Company, Solutia, Inc., and Pharmacia, LLC are paying $550 million to settle a class action alleging the contamination of the environment, particularly water, by industrial chemicals called PCBs. The plaintiffs are a group of cities and other entities, including, among others, Long Beach, Baltimore, Berkeley, Los Angeles, Oakland, Spokane, and Tacoma. Monsanto manufactured the  Read more

Monsanto Sign

Coppertone Spray Sunscreen Benzene Content Settlement

Bayer Healthcare, LLC and Beiersdorf, Inc. are spending $2.3 million to settle a class action alleging that misrepresentation and false labeling for certain Coppertone spray sunscreen products. The complaint alleged that benzene has been found in certain of the sunscreens and that the packaging and labeling for the products did not disclose this.  Read more

Coppertone Pure & Simple SPF 50 Spray

ColourPop Eyeshadows and Eyeliners Prohibited Ingredients Class Action

ColourPop Cosmetics, LLC makes eyeshadows and eyeliners that the complaint for this class action alleges sometimes contain harmful color ingredients. These ingredients, the complaint alleges, are not permitted for use around the eye by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

ColourPop Eyeshadow Palettes

Benzene in Old Spice, Secret, Pantene, Aussie Aerosol Products Class Action

The Procter & Gamble Company makes a wide variety of personal care products. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action alleges that some of the aerosol products are contaminated with benzene, a carcinogen. Among them, the complaint lists both Old Spice and Secret aerosol antiperspirants and Aussie and Pantene aerosol dry shampoo products.  Read more

Old Spice Pure Sport Antiperspirant Spray

Vi-Jon Private Label Laxatives May Contain Bacteria Class Action

Vi-Jon, LLC is one of the oldest companies making personal care products in the US. One of its products is Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxatives. But the complaint for this class action alleges that, unknown to those who buy these products, they may be contaminated with Gluconacetobacter liquefaciens bacteria, which can be harmful or even fatal  Read more

A Vi-Jon Magnesium Citrate Saline Laxative Product

Abbott Laboratories No Refunds for Recalled Baby Formula Class Action

Abbott Laboratories makes Similac, Alimentum, and EleCare baby formula, under the name Abbott Nutrition. In February 2022, the company recalled formula that had been made in its Sturgis, Michigan facility because of possible contamination. But the complaint for this class action alleges that Abbott has not credited or replaced any of the products that consumers  Read more

Similac Alimentum

Jif Peanut Butter Contaminated with Salmonella Senftenberg Class Action

Jif peanut butter products are made by the JM Smucker Company. This class action concerns Jif peanut butter products that were sold in the US in the first half of 2022, which the complaint alleges are contaminated with Salmonella Senftenberg and recalled from the market on May 20, 2022.  Read more

Jar of Jif Peanut Butter

3M Firefighting Foam and PFAS in Water Supplies Wisconsin Class Action

The Ansul Fire Technology Center (AFTC) in Marinette, Wisconsin is used for training, testing, research, and development of fire suppressants. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the 3M Company for its aqueous film-foaming foam (AFFF) that the complaint claims has released potentially harmful chemicals into the environment which have found their way  Read more

Marinette County, Wisconsin