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Ritz Honey Wheat Crackers Misleading Labels Class Action

Mondelez Global, LLC makes Ritz brand crackers in a Honey Wheat variety. The complaint for this class action alleges that the labeling of the crackers misleads consumers in three ways: First, it says, they associate whole grains with fiber, and that the crackers are not a good source of fiber. Second, it says, the crackers  Read more

Ritz Honey Wheat Crackers

BelVita Breakfast Biscuits “Nutritious” Claims Settlement

Mondelez International, Inc. (MDLZ) is putting out $8 million to settle a class action alleging that it violated labeling laws to make its products seem healthier than they are. The complaint alleged that it used words like “nutritious” to make the products seem healthy when in fact they contained significant amounts of added sugar.  Read more

Box of belVita Mixed Berry Soft-Baked Breakfast Biscuits

365 Everyday Value Oat & Flax Oatmeal Hides Sugar Class Action

Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. offers its own products under the 365 Everyday Value brand. At issue in this case is its Instant Oatmeal Oats & Flax product. The complaint alleges that the representations for the product are misleading, because the products hides sugar in its ingredient list under the euphemism “Organic Dehydrated Cane Juice  Read more

365 Everyday Value Oat & Flax Oatmeal

Health-Ade Kombucha and Other Beverages “Do Not Aid Health” Class Action

Health-Ade, LLC makes a line of kombucha or kombucha-inspired drinks. The complaint for this class action alleges, “By branding the products in this manner, [Health-Ade] expressly represents that the Health-Ade Beverages will aid health, i.e., are beneficial to health when consumed.” However, the complaint alleges that this is false or misleading, because the drinks include  Read more

Health-Ade Watermelon Kombucha

GoodBelly Probiotic JuiceDrinks “Healthy” Advertising California Class Action

GoodBelly Probiotic JuiceDrinks, made by NextFoods, Inc., claim to promote “overall health,” “overall wellness,” and “digestive health.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that these statements are false and misleading, because the drinks’ high sugar content increases the risk of contracting a number of diseases and also is associate with “increased all-cause mortality.”  Read more

GoodBelly Probiotic Tropical Green Drink

Goldfish Snacks “Not a Low-Calorie Food” Labeling Class Action

At issue in this class action is the labeling (or lack of it) on the popular snack food Goldfish, made and sold by Campbell Soup Company and Pepperidge Farm, Inc. The Goldfish package advertises that the snacks inside contain “0g Sugars” or “0g Total Sugars,” but it is not a low-calorie food. The complaint contends  Read more

Flavor Blasted XTRA Cheddar Goldfish

Pressed Juicery Green Juices Settlement

Pressed Juicery, Inc. is paying nearly $700,000 to settle a class action about certain of its products—Greens 2, Greens 3, and Greens 5. The complaint alleged that the company falsely and deceptively advertised these products as containing green vegetables as their primary ingredients. However, the complaint claimed, in reality the first and primary ingredients of  Read more

Pressed Juicery Greens 3 Drink

Post Foods Cereal Claims Settlement

Post Foods, LLC is settling a class action alleging that it violated labeling laws with some of its breakfast cereal labels by making claims that made the products seem healthy. The complaint alleged the cereals were in fact not healthy because they contained added sugar.  Read more

Post Honey Bunches of Oats Cereal

Chobani “45% Less Sugar” Yogurt Claims Class Action

Consumers these days often want to consume less sugar, but how are food and drink manufacturers permitted to indicate that their products contain “less” sugar? Chobani, LLC sells Less Sugar Greek Yogurt products that have “45% Less Sugar Than Other Yogurts” (with an asterisk following this claim). The complaint for this class action alleges that  Read more

Container of Strawberry Less Sugar Greek Yogurt

Teas’ Tea “Slightly Sweet” Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea New York Class Action

Ito-En (North America), Inc. makes a Teas’ Tea line of teas that include a Slightly Sweet—Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea. The complaint for this class action takes issue with the “Slightly Sweet” claim, alleging that it is not permitted under federal regulations for food and beverages because this type of “low sugar” claim is not permitted.  Read more

Teas' Tea Pomegranate Blueberry Green Tea