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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

Robert Irvine’s Fit Crunch Protein Bars Hiding Sugar New York Class Action

The complaint for this class action refers to a section of the Code of Federal Regulations when it says, “Consumers expect ingredients on a product to be declared by their common or usual name that describes their basic source, function and properties.” At issue is Pervine Foods, LLC listing of “Evaporated Cane Juice” instead of  Read more

Robert Irvine Fit Crunch Cookies and Cream Whey Protein Bar

Gold Peak Tea Sugar and Sweetness Labeling Class Action

These days, consumers are favoring drinks that contain less sugar over very sweet drinks. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Coca-Cola Company, the makers of Gold Peak brand teas, present their teas as being less sweet, when in reality, the teas contain far more sugar than customers suspect.  Read more

Hand Pouring Large Bottle of Gold Peak Tea into Glasses on Dock

One Protein Bars More Sugar and Cholesterol, Less Fiber Class Action

If we’re trying to stick to a healthy eating program, we may rely heavily on what labels tell us about what’s in the foods we eat. We’re not individually able to tell if the figures are true or not. The complaint for this class action alleges that the Hershey Company mislabels its One Protein Bars,  Read more

Birthday Cake Flavor One Protein Bar

Trader Joe’s Corn Flakes with “Evaporated Cane Juice” Class Action

Many customers do check the ingredients in products they buy, to see which types of a certain item are the healthiest. The complaint for this class action alleges that Trader Joe’s Company misleads customers with the ingredient panel for its corn flakes, because it lists “evaporated cane juice” instead of “sugar.”  Read more

Box of Trader Joe's Corn Flakes