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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

Dove Deep Moisture Bodywash Microbiome and “Natural” Claims Illinois Class Action

Unilever United States, Inc. touts its Dove brand Deep Moisture Bodywash as containing “skin-natural nourishers” and being “microbiome gentle,” among other things. But does it really do anything for the skin’s microbiome? The complaint for this class action says it does not, and that it also cannot be called “natural.”  Read more

Bottle of Dove Deep Moisture Body Wash

Tom’s of Maine Charcoal Toothpastes Misleading Claims Class Action

Tom’s of Maine, Inc. originated as a brand of supposedly “natural” personal care products, such as toothpaste, soap, and deodorant. The complaint for this class action brings suit against the company for deceptive marketing and misleading claims and omissions, in connection with the sale of toothpastes with activated charcoal.  Read more

Tom's of Maine Charcoal Toothpaste

Walgreens Pain Reliever Fast-Release Quick Gels Claims Class Action

Do fast-release or rapid-release pharmaceuticals really work faster than regular ones? In the case of certain Walgreens pain relief medicines, the complaint for this class action alleges that they do no. The products in question are Well at Walgreens brand Extra Strength Pain Reliever Fast-Release Quick Gels and Extra Strength Pain Reliever PM Fast-Release Quick  Read more

Walgreens Fast-Release Pain Reliever

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

California Baby Natural Bug Repellent Mosquito Bites Class Action

This class action makes a rather simple claim, simply presented: The complaint says that the product does not work. The product is California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent, made by California Natural Living, Inc., and it is presumably designed to keep mosquitoes from biting babies.  Read more

Arm-in-Cage Photo from Complaint of Mosquitoes Landing on Skin

California Baby Natural Bug Repellent Mosquito Bites Class Action

This class action makes a rather simple claim, simply presented: The complaint says that the product does not work. The product is California Baby Natural Bug Blend Bug Repellent, made by California Natural Living, Inc., and it is presumably designed to keep mosquitoes from biting babies.  Read more

Arm-in-Cage Photo from Complaint of Mosquitoes Landing on Skin

Force Factor Pure BCAA May Break Down Muscle Class Action

Plaintiff Jon Seiger bought Force Factor Pure BCAA because it was advertised as helping to build muscle. Unfortunately, the complaint for this class action claims that it may actually cause a loss of muscle. The product contains only three of the nine essential amino acids that must be taken in to build muscle, it says,  Read more

Force Factor Pure BCAA Product

CoQ10 Supplements Settlement

Lang Pharma Nutrition, Inc. and a number of major retailers are settling a class action on the labeling of certain CoQ-10 supplements. Lang makes the supplements, then major retailers apply their own labels and sell them. The retailers include Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., CVS Pharmacy, Inc., Walgreen Company, and Meijer Distribution, Inc. The complaint alleges that  Read more

Apple & Eve Juices No Sugar, No Preservative Claims Class Action

It’s not hard to see the objection to a product being labeled with the words “[No] preservatives have been added” if the product contains preservatives. But when is the claim “No sugar added” false, if no sugar was added? The complaint for this class action levels both these allegations against certain Apple & Eve juices.  Read more