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New Filings – June 26, 2017

Azimpour v. NBTY, Inc., et al., No. 37-2017-21000 (Cal. Super. Ct. – San Diego Cnty.):  copycat putative class action asserting violations of California’s UCL, FAL, and CLRA, and a claim for breach of express warranty. Plaintiff alleges that Defendants deceptively label and market their Natures’ Bounty and Sundown Naturals Ginkgo Biloba extract products as providing … Continue Reading

New Filings – June 19, 2017

Hensel v. Andrea’s Fine Foods, Inc., et al., No. 1722-CC01421 (Mo. Cir. Ct. – St. Louis Cnty.): Putative class action alleging violations of Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act and raising claims of negligent misrepresentation and unjust enrichment. Plaintiff claims that Defendants falsely marketed their pie and pie crust products as “all natural,” although the products contain … Continue Reading

New Filings – June 12, 2017

Kao, et al. v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc., No. 3:17-cv-2790 (N.D. Cal.): Putative class action alleging that Defendant misleadingly markets its Similac Advanced Non-GMO baby formula as containing no GMOs when independent testing indicated that the formula contained GMOs. Stanton v. Sargento Foods Inc., No. 1:16-cv-04578 (N.D. Cal.): Putative class action asserting that Defendant falsely markets … Continue Reading

Preliminary Settlement Approved in Misleading Coconut Water Suit

Ma, et al. v. Harmless Harvest, Inc., No. 2:16-cv-07102 (E.D.N.Y.): The Court preliminary approved a settlement in this putative class action alleging that Defendant labeled its coconut water as “100% organic” and “USDA Organic” and “100% raw” even though it knew its products were not solely made from organic coconuts and were not “raw.” As … Continue Reading

New Filings – May 25, 2017

Brumfield, et al. v. Trader Joe’s Company, No. 1:17-cv-03239 (S.D.N.Y.): Putative class action for violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, the deceptive acts or practices and false advertising provisions of the GBL, California’s CLRA, FAL, and UCL, and raising claims for breach of express and implied warranties, unjust enrichment, negligent misrepresentation, and fraud. Plaintiffs allege … Continue Reading

New Filings – April 18, 2017

Shane v. Florida Bottling, Inc., No. 2:17-cv-2197 (C.D. Cal.): Putative class action alleging Defendants misleadingly label and market its juices as “cold pressed” and “fresh pressed” when the juices are actually heat processed (pasteurized). Painter v. Blue Diamond Growers, No. 2:17-cv-2235 (C.D. Cal.)  Putative class action alleging Defendant falsely markets its almond beverage as being … Continue Reading

New Filings – April 3, 2017

Consumer Advocacy Grp., Inc. v. Chulada, Inc., et al., No. BC651577: (Cal. Super. Ct. – Los Angeles Cnty.): Proposition 65 action alleging defendants fail to warn consumers that their ground shrimp contains cadmium and cadmium compounds, and lead and lead compounds. Envtl. Research Ctr., Inc. v. Blackstone Labs, LLC, No. RG17-850885: (Cal. Super. Ct. – … Continue Reading

New Filings – March 31, 2017

Iglesias v. Ferrara Candy Co., et al., No. 3:17-cv-0849 (N.D. Cal.): Putative non-functional slack-fill class action for violation of California’s CLRA, FAL, and UCL. Plaintiff alleges that Defendant misleads consumers about the amount of “Jujyfruits” brand candy inside their opaque, cardboard packaging. Anestis v. Harvest Beverage Group, LLC, et al., No. 17-52286 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. – … Continue Reading

New Filings for October 20, 2016

Barnes, et al. v. Frontera Foods, Inc., No. 16-L-0459 (Ill. Cir. Ct. – St. Clair Cnty.): putative class action asserting violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act and a claim of unjust enrichment.  Plaintiffs allege Defendant’s salsa products are misleadingly labeled as containing ECJ, which is just sugar, and are marketed … Continue Reading