Kramarz v. JR Carlson Laboratories Inc., 2017-CH-12609 (Ill. Super. Ct. – Cook Cnty.): Putative class action raising claims for breach of express warranty and unjust enrichment, and alleging violations of various states’ consumer protection statutes, including the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act. Plaintiff alleges Defendant misleadingly markets its sports supplement called “L-Glutamine” as helping people recover from exercise and giving energy for muscle growth, when in fact the product’s ingredients have been found to be ineffective for these purposes.
Anais Elibrahimi v. Rosario’s Specialties, Inc., CACE17017062 (Fla. Cir.Ct. – Broward Cnty.): Plaintiff filed suit alleging violation of Florida’s Deceptive and Unfair Trade Practices Act, and raising claims for breach of express warranty, negligent misrepresentation, and unjust enrichment. Specifically, Plaintiff alleges Defendant misled consumers by representing their cracker food products as “all natural,” even though the products contain “unnatural ingredients,” like soybean oil, folic acide, and thiamine mononitrate.
Buso v. Penguin Trading, Inc., No. 2:17-cv-07025 (C.D. Cal.): Putative class action for violation of California’s CLRA. Plaintiff alleges Defendant intentionally packages its Fruit Bliss Organic fruit products in opaque containers that contain approximately 50% empty space (slack-fill).