Red Bull has agreed to pay consumer $13 million to settle a false adverting class action suit.
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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.
The New York Attorney General recently launched an investigation into generic herbal supplements and found that many of these products do not contain any of the advertised active ingredients.
POM Wonderful pomegranate juice was found guilty by the FTC of false advertising due to its inflated health claims, it appealed. POM lost.
Monsanto settled several lawsuits alleging that the company failed to properly isolate their GMO wheat resulting in contamination of the wheat supply.
According to ClassActionRebates.com, there were four new food class action lawsuit settlements in November over misuse of the word “natural.”
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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 […]
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 […]
This weeks food news features ‘healthy and natural’ mislabeling, a lawsuit challenging Idaho’s brand new ag-gag law, and fast-food wage theft. But don’t worry: you’ll also find great news for organic growers, beer drinkers, and organic beer drinkers!
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 […]
ConAgra is no stranger to false ‘natural’ advertising claims. The company’s most recent brush with litigation concerns Alexia frozen potato products. In a class action lawsuit filed by consumers, it was asserted that certain Alexia frozen potato products advertised as “natural” or “all natural” contained the ingredient disodium dihydrogen pyrophosphate to retain the color of the […]