Cali White Charcoal Toothpaste False Advertising Class Action

Recently, activated charcoal has become a popular ingredient in personal care products. The complaint for this class action admits that activate charcoal “is highly porous and has adsorptive qualities that can be useful in certain contexts.” But it also alleges that Cali White tooth-whitening products made by Crew International, LLC are neither as effective nor  Read more

Cali White Activated Charcoal Tooth Products

AMD CPU Settlement

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. is paying more than $12 million to settle a class action in California. The complaint alleged that the company misrepresented the number of cores in its AMD FX-8120, FX-8150, FX-8320, FX-8350, FX-8370, FX-9370, and/or FX-9590 CPUs, thus violating California’s Unfair Competition and False Advertising Laws.  Read more

Dove “Invisible” Advanced Care Antiperspirant Claims Class Action

If you buy an antiperspirant marketed as leaving no white marks, you expect the formula to differ from the ones that may leave white marks. The complaint for this class action alleges that, in the case of Conopco, Inc.’s Dove brand Invisible Advanced Care antiperspirant for women, the only difference from regular Advanced Care antiperspirants  Read more

Dove Invisible Advanced Care Antiperspirant Stick

Gotham Steel “Nonstick” Pots and Pans Class Action

This class action is about non-stick pans and other cookware. The complaint alleges that food sticks to the cookware made by E. Mishan and Sons, Inc. that the company describes as “nonstick.”  Read more

Set of Gotham Steel Pots and Pans

Blendtec Blender Horsepower Ratings Class Action

How strong are the motors of blenders? The complaint for this class action alleges that Blendtec, Inc. and its parent company, K-Tech Holdings, Ltd., advertise higher power for their blenders than they are able to achieve, specifically 3.0 and 3.8 peak horsepower (HP).  Read more

Blendtec Designer 650 Blender

RCA Home Theater Projectors Brightness Ratings California Class Action

Curtis International, Ltd. and Technicolor USA, Inc. licensed the RCA brand name for their digital home theater projectors. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the companies are hiding inferior equipment behind a respected brand name, because, it says, the projectors are not nearly as bright as advertised.   Read more

RCA RPJ129 Home Theater Projector

CVS Algal-900 DHA Supplement Settlement

CVS is settling a class action over its Algal-900 DHA supplement containing docosahexaenoic acid algal oil. The complaint alleged that the product was misrepresented as being “clinically shown to improve memory” or creating “clinically shown memory improvement” on its label or package.   Read more

Green Coffee Bean Extract for Weight Loss Settlement

Naturex, Inc. is settling its part in a class action about green coffee bean extract. The complaint alleges that Svetol, a proprietary ingredient, was promoted and sold in ways that violate consumer protection laws, and that it was not as effective for weight loss as represented. Other defendants in the class action have not yet  Read more

Slendertone Flex Belt False Claims California Class Action

Can an electrical muscle stimulator (EMS) cause you to lose belly fat and give you “six pack” abs? No, says the complaint for this class action. In fact, it alleges that the Flex Belt from Slendertone Distribution, Inc. is a Class II medical device that requires approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  Read more

Box Containing Flex Belt Product

Fitbit Device Sleeping Tracking Settlement

A settlement has been reached in a class action against Fitbit, Inc. The complaint alleged that three of the company’s devices—the Fitbit Flex, Fitbit One, and Fitbit Ultra—do not track sleep as claimed on their packaging.   Read more