Sims v. Albertson, LLC et al, No. 1:16-cv-10553 (D. Mass.): Copycat putative class action asserting claims for breach of warranty (express and implied merchantability), and unjust enrichment. Plaintiff alleges Defendants have falsely advertised their grated parmesan cheese products as containing “100% parmesan cheese,” when the products contain significant amounts of adulterants and fillers, including cellulose, a filler and anti-clumping agent derived from wood pulp. Complaint.
McCartney v. Trader Joe’s Co., No. CGC-16-551071 (Cal. Super. Ct. – San Francisco Cnty.): Proposition 65 action alleging Defendant’s unsweetened cocoa powder contains cadmium. Complaint.
Giffin v. Universal Protein Supplement Corp., No. BC613414 (Cal. Super. Ct. – Los Angeles Cnty.): Putative class action asserting violations of California’s consumer protection statutes and claims for negligent and intentional misrepresentation. Plaintiff accuses Defendants of falsely labeling their protein supplement products “Made in the U.S.A.,” although the products contain foreign ingredients. Complaint.
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