The bars we love to love — KIND Bars — are not as healthy as we thought.
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Many of us (me included) love coconut. But, is coconut oil good for you? The answer isn’t quite clear.
Red Bull has agreed to pay consumer $13 million to settle a false adverting class action suit.
Consumers are suing Anheuser-Busch over advertising giving the impression Kirin Ichiban beer is brewed in Japan, when it is made in the United States.
Skinnygirl Margarita avoids a class action lawsuit alleging it was labeled as “all natural” despite containing the non-natural preservative sodium benzoate.
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Cargill’s Truvia Natural Sweetener has settled lawsuits alleging that Truvia products are not “natural” because Truvia ingredients actually contain highly processed ingredients or ingredients originating from GMOs. Two separate lawsuits challenging the labeling and marketing of Cargill’s Truvia Natural Sweetener products are about to be settled. Consumers allege that they were misled by labeling stating that Truvia ingredients—including […]
The Quaker Oats Co. recently settled a four-year class-action lawsuit charging the company with false health claims regarding trans fat in several of their oatmeal products.
A series of 5-Hour Energy lawsuits began last week when three states charged the energy drink makers with making “deceptive” marketing claims. According to Food Safety News, Oregon, Washington and Vermont have filed lawsuits against the makers of the energy drink 5-Hour Energy for making “deceptive” marketing claims. More states are expected to follow. According […]
HBO’s new show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, had a funny and spot-on take on the POM vs. Coca-Cola Supreme Court Case, misleading food marketing claims and how to get even. HBO premiered a new late night comedy show yesterday called Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. The host, John Oliver, took aim at recent news […]
Trader Joe’s joins a growing list of companies to be sued for false ‘natural’ advertising. Its becoming an old story: Food producers labeling foods ‘all natural’ or ‘100% natural’ when they are not truly ‘all natural.‘ The problem lies in the fact that the term ‘natural’ is unregulated and virtually meaningless. As a result, consumers […]
Is a juice label mentioning the presence of pomegranates and blueberries misleading if the drink contains only a trace of the fruits? That is the question before the U.S. Supreme Court this week as it takes up POM Wonderful LLC v. The Coca-Cola Company. POM Wonderful, which makes 100% pomegranate juice, had filed suit against […]
Its almost laughable that Coca-Cola would try to use a ‘healthy and natural’ marketing tactic, but that’s what they did. Consumers are fighting back. According to Courthouse New Service, Coca-Cola is being sued for misleading consumers by falsely claiming that Coke contains no artificial flavors and is part of a kid’s healthy diet. OMG. Its […]