Naked Juice Cold-Pressed Deceptive Labeling Class Action

Naked Juice is a subsidiary of PepsiCo that offers seven different juice product lines, including juice blends, smoothies, almond milks, and coconut waters. Its Naked Pressed line is a premium line made up of purportedly cold-pressed fruit and vegetable juices, but the complaint for this class action questions whether calling the juices “cold-pressed” is strictly  Read more

Annie’s “Summer Strawberry” Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Annie’s, Inc. falsely attempts to portray its “Summer Strawberry” Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks as healthy and made from fruit, when in fact they contain no strawberries at all. It charges that the product is deceptive, misbranded, and not healthy because it contains ten times the amount of  Read more

“Extra Virgin” and Italian Origin Olive Oil Class Action and Investigation

Companies that import, market, and sell three brands of olive oil—Bertolli, Carapelli, and Carbonell—are the target of a recent class action that alleges that they make false claims on their labels, namely that the olive oils are imported from Italy, and that some of them are “extra virgin”. The classes proposed for this action do  Read more

Jason Sodium Laurel Sulfate Chemical in Products Settlement

Hain Celestial has agreed to settle a class action case that alleges that certain of its Jason products contained the chemical sodium laurel sulfate, even though they were advertised as not containing it.   Read more

Garden Veggie Straws Alleged to Contain Too Little Veggie Class Action

Consumers these days are willing to pay more for snack foods that they believe to be better for them than conventional snack foods, but are these claims really true? Are they really worth the higher cost? In the case of Garden Veggie Straws, this class action alleges, the answer is no. The complaint alleges that  Read more

Harmless Harvest Coconut Water Products Settlement

Harmless Harvest has agreed to settle a class action brought on behalf of consumers of its coconut water products. The class action alleged that Harmless Harvest had misled consumers by putting on its labels that the coconut water was “raw” and “100% organic,” violating both federal and state laws. The products involved are the following:  Read more

Bottle of Harmless Harvest Coconut Water

Dunkin’ Donuts “Steak and Egg Sandwich” False Advertising Class Action

Dunkin’ Donuts has been advertising what it calls an “Angus Steak and Egg Sandwich” and an “Angus Steak and Egg Snack N’ Go Wrap”—but the complaint for this class action alleges that the items do not actually contain steak. The class for this action includes all persons in the US who bought the “Angus Steak  Read more

Costco’s Kirkland Signature Wild Alaskan Fish Oil Investigation

  Does Costco’s Kirkland Signature Wild Alaskan Fish Oil supply the amounts of omega fatty acids its label promises? And why is that important? An article on the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health website sets forth the facts. While the human body can make most of the fats it needs, it can’t  Read more

Genuine Aloe Vera Gel Investigation

Six thousand years ago, in ancient Egypt, aloe vera was call “the plant of immortality,” and it continues to have lots of uses today. But when consumers buy products that are said to contain aloe vera gel, are they getting the real thing? Aloe vera gel is very soothing. It can be applied in the  Read more

Costco Milk Thistle Products Investigation

For over 2,000 years, human beings have been taking milk thistle as a medicine for liver or gallbladder problems. It’s a familiar purple and green plant, found all over the world. These days, we get our milk thistle not from the field but from a supplement container, so it’s important that the labeling of the  Read more