Wahlburgers Pickles Contain Preservative Sodium Benzoate Class Action

Wahlburgers pickles are a product of two companies, the complaint for this class action alleges: Arkk Food Company, which it says controls the recipe for and distribution of the pickles, and Wahlburgers I, LLC which it says owns the Wahlburgers trademark and licenses it to Arkk. The complaint alleges that the companies advertise the pickles  Read more

Wahlburgers Fresh Dill Chips

Celsuis Beverages No Preservatives Claim Settlement

Celsius Holdings, Inc. is spending $7.8 million to resolve a class action alleging it misleadingly labeled its Celsius beverages. The complaint alleged the labels described the drinks as having no preservatives, when in fact they contained citric acid.  Read more

Celsius Beverages in Cans

Preservatives in Edwards Key Lime and Strawberry Crème Pies Class Action

Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. offers at least two kinds of Edwards brand frozen cream pies, key lime and strawberry crème. Both are advertised as containing “No Preservatives,” but the complaint for this class action alleges that both do in fact contain preservatives—sodium citrate in both pies and citric acid in the strawberry pie.  Read more

Edwards Key Lime Pie

Nectar Petit Fruit Punch Nectar “No Preservatives” Claim Class Action

Nectar Petit brand fruit punch, made by Beliv, LLC, has a small seal with a green leaf image at the bottom of its carton that promises, “No Preservatives.” Preservatives are added to stop decay, discoloration, or spoilage. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the nectar does contain preservatives because it contains citric  Read more

Nectar Petit Fruit Punch

Del Monte Farmhouse Cut Green Beans Contain Preservative Salt Class Action

If the only preservative a food contains is salt, should the company be allowed to claim that it contains “No Preservatives”? The complaint for this class action says it should not. At issue are Farmhouse Cut Green Beans, from Del Monte Foods, Inc., which are advertised as containing “No Preservatives,” even though they contain salt.  Read more

Can of Del Monte Farmhouse Cut Green Beans

New York Bakery Texas Toast “No Preservatives” Claim New York Class Action

The “Texas Toast” made by the T. Marzetti Company and sold in supermarkets is a kind of frozen garlic bread. It’s sold under the New York Bakery brand and advertised as having “No Preservatives.” However, the complaint for this class action alleges that the products do contain preservatives, because they contain citric acid.  Read more

New York Bakery Texas Toast

Nectar Petit Nectar Drinks “No Preservatives” Claim Class Action

Kasim International Corporation makes Nectar Petit nectar drinks in various flavors that are marketed as having “No Preservatives.” But the complaint for this class action alleges that this claim is false, as the drinks contain citric acid and ascorbic acid, which are, and should be identified as, preservatives.  Read more

Nectar Petit Mango Nectar Drink

Switch Sparkling Drinks Deceptive “No Preservatives,” “No Sugar Added” Claims Class Action

Apple & Eve’s line of Switch Sparkling drinks are marketed as having “No Preservatives” and “No Sugar Added.” The complaint claims that these claims are deceptive and misleading, because the drinks do contain preservatives and because the “No Sugar Added” claims is falsely intended to give the impression that the drinks are low-calorie.  Read more

The Switch Seal: "100% of what you want, 0% of what you don't"

Barilla Pasta Sauces Deceptive “No Preservatives” Claim Class Action

The complaint for this class action alleges that Barilla America, Inc. advertises its pasta sauces with the words, “No Preservatives.” But it says that that claim is false, because the sauces contain citric acid, a preservative.  Read more

Three Jars of Barilla Tomato and Basil Sauce

Campbell Soups False “No Preservatives” Claims Class Action

Do certain Campbell soups contain preservatives, even though their labels say they do not? The complaint for this class action says yes, and claims that Campbell’s is trying to take advantage of “consumers’ preference for less processed foods with fewer additives and the association between such products and a wholesome way of life.” It says  Read more

Campbell's Slow Kettle Style Tomato & Sweet Basil Bisque