Torrent v. Ollivier et al, No. 2:15-cv-02511 (C.D. Cal.): On behalf of a statewide class of California consumers, Plaintiff alleges that Defendants falsely advertise their Himalania brand goji berries, creating the impression that the goji berries are harvested in and transported from the Himalayas mountain range, when in fact they are harvested in the

Aguilar v. Boulder Brands, Inc. No. 3:12-cv-01862 (S.D. Cal.): In this putative class action alleging violations of California’s UCL and CLRA, Plaintiff claims that Defendant’s Smart Balance spreadable butter is deceptively marketed as helping to block cholesterol, when it in fact does not contain a sufficient amount of plant sterols to do so. Plaintiffs had

 Anderson v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., No. 5:14-cv-03895 (N.D. Cal.): In this putative class action alleging violations of California’s CLRA, FAL and UCL, Plaintiff bases her claims on allegations that Defendant’s “Sunflower Dream” drink is misleadingly labeled “all natural,” while it contains artificial ingredients. Defendant moved for dismissal, and the Court granted in

Major v. Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., No. 5:12-cv-03067 (N.D. Cal.): As we previously reported here, a federal judge recently granted Defendant’s motion for summary judgment and denied as moot Plaintiff’s motion for class certification in a putative class action alleging that Defendant’s “100% Juice” labels were deceptive, given that they contained “No Sugar

Brazil v. Dole Packaged Foods, LLC, No. 5:12-cv-01831(N.D. Cal.):  After partially decertifying a putative class action alleging that Dole’s fruit products are misbranded as “all natural,” Judge Lucy Koh granted Dole’s motion for summary judgment, bringing to an end the lengthy Brazil v. Dole litigation.

Judge Koh found that plaintiff failed to present evidence