Baby Foods Contaminated with Heavy Metals Class Action

Heavy metals, such as inorganic arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury are toxic to human beings, and they are particularly so to babies and children. But the complaint for this class action alleges that these substances have been allowed in baby food by certain makers—Gerber Products Company, Beech-Nut Nutrition Company, Nurture, Inc., and Hain Celestial Group,  Read more

Jar of Beech-Nut Sweet Potato Baby Food

Happy Baby Rice Puffs Heavy Metal Content Class Action

A US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy has issued a report on heavy metals found in baby food, and this class action is one of several filed in reaction. The complaint alleges that heavy metals are present in the flavored rice puffs made by Nurture, Inc. under the name Happy Baby  Read more

Six Varieties of Happy Baby Puffs

Earth’s Best Baby Foods Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead Content Class Action

Earth’s Best brand baby foods are made by Hain Celestial Group, Inc. But who would imagine that a baby food might include heavy metals? The complaint for this class action alleges that certain of its Earth’s Best baby food products contain heavy metals, “including inorganic arsenic, cadmium, and lead at levels above what is considered  Read more

Jar of Earth's Best Sweet Potato & Chicken Dinner

Hain Earth’s Best Organic Baby Food Levels of Heavy Metals Class Action

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. makes baby foods. But the complaint for this class action refers to a February 2021 report from a House Subcommittee to claim that Hain’s baby foods “are tainted with significant and dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals, including arsenic, lead, cadmium, and mercury.”  Read more

Package of Earth's Best Organic Rice Cereal

Pret A Manger “Natural” Food False Advertising Class Action

Are Pret A Manger products really “natural” as advertised? The complaint for this class action says that they are not because they contain a contaminant and other non-natural or synthetic ingredients. The complaint brings suit under New York state laws and for breaches of warranties.  Read more

Kellogg Breakfast Foods Glyphosate Content Class Action

These days, consumers definitely prefer healthier foods, without chemicals and additives. And companies definitely like to claim that that’s what they’re offering. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action claims that, despite its advertising claims, Kellogg Company may be offering glyphosate, a weed killer, in certain of its breakfast foods.  Read more

Box of Kellogg's Cracklin' Oat Bran

Turmeric Lead Contamination Investigation

In the summer of 2016, food inspectors at the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets making routine samplings of products found excessive levels of lead in Fresh Finds brand turmeric. Gel Spice, Inc., the company that produced the turmeric, recalled the product. Within a month, six more brands were found to be tainted  Read more