Kirk’s Natural South of France Beauty Products New York Class Action

Kirk’s Natural, LLC makes personal products under the South of France brand, including bar soap, hand wash, foaming hand wash, sugar polish, and hand & body cream, all of them in a variety of fragrances. But the complaint alleges that the product packages all contain the misrepresentation that the products are from France.  Read more

South of France Soap

Morton “Himalayan” Pink Salt Deceptive Marketing Class Action

Morton Salt, Inc. makes All-Natural Himalayan Pink Salt Products, in both coarse and fine varieties. The salt is marketed as “Himalayan” and “harvested from ancient sea salt deposits deep within the Himalayas.” But the complaint alleges that this is not true and that the salt actually comes “from salt mines hundreds of miles away in  Read more

Morton Pink Salt

Guinness Extra Stout Place of Origin Settlement

Diageo Beer Company USA and Diageo North America, Inc. are choosing to settle a class action alleging that the labeling and advertising of their Guinness Extra Stout beer gave the impression that it was made in and imported from Ireland. According to the complaint, it was actually made in and imported from Canada.  Read more

Six-pack of Guinness Extra Stout

Twinings Tea Not from England Missouri Class Action

Twinings North America, Inc. makes tea, specifically bagged tea products. The complaint for this class action alleges that Twinings makes representation on its products and packaging that give consumers the impression that the tea products come from England. This is a false impression, the complaint alleges, claiming that, “Twinings tea sold outside of England is  Read more

Pourimg Twinings Tea

Helados Mexico Paletas Country of Origin New York Class Action

Tropicale Foods, LLC makes frozen “paletas,” or bars, made created from fruit and sometimes milk, under the Helados Mexico brand. These frozen treats originated in Mexico, and the boxes bear the Helados Mexico brand name, an image of a Mexican ice cream cart, and words in Spanish. The complaint alleges that these things give consumers  Read more

Box of Helados Mexico Coconut Paletas

Icelandic Provisions Skyr Is Not Made in Iceland PA and NY Class Action

Skyr is a traditional, high-protein Icelandic dairy product that can be considered a “fresh sour milk cheese” similar to curd cheese but eaten like yogurt. The complaint for this class action alleges that Icelandic Provisions, Inc., which makes skyr, misleads consumers to think that its skyr is made in Iceland, when it is actually made  Read more

Container of Icelandic Provisions Skyr

Hoover “Made in USA” Vacuums’ Parts Made in Hong Kong NY Class Action

For some consumers, it’s important to buy products made in the USA. Some companies display a “Made in USA” or “Made in America” sticker or seal to attract those people. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the seal applied to Hoover vacuum cleaners by their maker, Royal Appliance Manufacturing Co., misleads consumers,  Read more

Hoover PowerDash Vacuum

Heineken’s Tecate Beer Is Not Brewed in Mexico CA and NY Class Action

Mexican beer and other drinks are becoming more popular in the US, while the demand for US beers is declining. But the complaint for this class action brings suit against Heineken USA, Inc., alleging that its Tecate beer is not brewed in Mexico, as the marketing for it implies, but in the Netherlands, where Heineken  Read more

Can of Tecate Beer

La Banderita Tortillas Not Made in Mexico Class Action

Ole Mexican Foods, Inc. makes tortilla products under the name La Banderita. The complaint for this class action alleges that the company designs the labeling and packaging to give consumers the impression that the tortillas are made in Mexico, when they are not.  Read more

Package of La Banderita Tortillas

Guerrero Products Not Made in Mexico California Class Action

If you saw a package of tortillas (for example) that made reference, in the center front of the package, to Mexico, and where nearly all of the labeling was in Spanish, would you assume that the product was made in Mexico? The complaint for this class action alleges that Gruma Corporation packages its products in  Read more

Package of Guerrero Corn Tortillas