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Kroger Ground Coffee Number of Cups Illinois Class Action

The Kroger Company sells different types of Kroger-brand ground coffee in cannisters. Each of the cannisters shows a tag on its front label claiming that the contents of the cannister will make a certain number of servings. The complaint for this class action alleges that the number is false and significantly overstates the number of  Read more

Kroger Select Blend Ground Coffee

Full Spectrum St. John’s Wort Extract Misbranding Class Action

What’s the difference between a supplement and a drug? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) considers substances that are “intended for use in the cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease” to be drugs, which the FDA must review and approve before they can be introduced into interstate commerce. The complaint for this class action  Read more

St. John's Wort Plant

Red Lobster “Sustainable” Maine Lobsters and Shrimp California Class Action

What should the word “sustainable” mean when it’s used in marketing to consumers? This class action brings suit against a number of Red Lobster entities, alleging that Red Lobster restaurants claim the seafood in their menu items is “sustainable,” when in actuality the Maine lobster and shrimp are from sources that “use environmentally destructive practices,”  Read more

Lobster Meal at Red Lobster

Dr. Tobias Omega 3 Fish Oil Processing Class Action

Dr. Tobias Omega 3 Fish Oil Triple Strength is a dietary supplement made by Mimi’s Rock Corporation (MRC). The complaint for this class action alleges that the company engages in deceptive advertising of the fish oil, because it has undergone a chemical process that turns it into something that is no longer fish oil and  Read more

Dr. Tobias Omega 3 Fish Oil Triple Strength

Hefty Recycling Bags Not Recyclable California Class Action

What do consumers expect of a trash bag that’s marketed as a recycling bag? The complaint for this class action alleges that reasonable consumers will expect such bags to be recyclable. However, Hefty Recycling Bags (offered by Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc. and Reynolds Consumer Products, LLC) are not recyclable. The complaint claims that statements made  Read more

Box of Hefty Recyling Bags

TGI Fridays Onion Rings Snacks No Pieces of Real Onion Class Action

At issue in this class action are TGI Fridays brand Onion Rings Snacks, a product of Inventure Foods, Inc. The complaint alleges that the products are falsely labeled, in that “consumers will get the false impression the Product contains onions as an ingredient in an appreciable, non de minimis amount.” According to the complaint, the  Read more

Bag of TGI Fridays Onion Rings

Coinbase Dogecoin Sweepstakes Misleading Ads Class Action

Coinbase Global, Inc., one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in the world, has now gone public. Among the cryptocurrencies it sells is Dogecoin, and to promote trading in Dogecoin, it hired Marden-Kane, Inc. to run a sweepstakes for that cryptocurrency. However, the complaint for this class action alleges that ad campaigns were “intentionally false and  Read more

A Dogecoin

Formaldehyde in Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer Class Action

John Paul Mitchell Systems makes a Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer under the Paul Mitchell brand. The complaint for this class action quotes the company’s website as saying that it uses “the highest-quality ingredients and the latest technologies.” But the complaint alleges that the Tea Tree product at issue contains a chemical called DMDM  Read more

Paul Mitchell Tea Tree Hair and Body Moisturizer

Target Up&Up Hand Sanitizer “99.99% of Germs” Claim Illinois Class Action

Target Corporation makes an alcohol-based hand sanitizer under its up&up brand. The hand sanitizer, like many such products, has a promise printed on its label: “kills 99.99% of germs*[.]” Is it really so thorough? The complaint for this class action alleges that this claim is false and misleading, “because alcohol-based hand sanitizers, such as the  Read more

Pumping Hand Sanitizer onto Hand

Dollar General Infants’ Acetaminophen Settlement

Dollar General Corporation, Dolgencorp, LLC, and DG Retail, LLC are paying $1.8 million to settle a class action regarding its infants’ acetaminophen pain reliever and fever reducer. The complaint alleged that the companies used deceptive and misleading tactics to market the product under its DGTM Health label, including DG Health Infants’ Pain & Fever Acetaminophen—DGTM.  Read more

DG Health Infants' Acetaminophen Product