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Deceptive Advertising

This class action alleges that Tom's of Maine violated state consumer protection laws by calling its products "natural" when those products contained xylitol, sodium lauryl sulfate, propylene glycol, poloxamer 335, aluminum chlorohydrate and/or titanium dioxide. 

This Lawsuit alleges certain products have been falsely labeled "100% natural," "All Natural," or "Nothing Artificial;" where in fact those products contain Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Kashi denies any false advertising. Kashi has agreed to a monetary settlement, as well as removing the "All Natural" label from their products containing GMOs.

This class action investigation focuses on pricing practices at factory outlet or discount retail stores in California, where state consumer laws provide protections against merchandisers using alleged prior high false or “fake” prices on item labels.

The lawsuit alleges that Templeton Rye Spirits used deceptive marketing by labeling their Templeton Rye Whiskey as "Small Batch" and "Made in Iowa". In actuality it is distilled in the State of Indiana. Apparently, evidence also exists that the whiskey is not made in small batches.

The lawsuit alleges that Anheuser-Busch misrepresented to consumers that Beck's Beer is brewed in and imported from Germany. Plaintiffs allege that these beers are in fact domestically brewed but priced as a premium imported beer. 

This investigation focuses on the claims made by marketers of Garcinia Cambogia weight loss products.

A proposed settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Nike, Inc. and Apple Inc. regarding the Nike+ FuelBand. The lawsuit claims that Nike and Apple violated consumer protection laws when marketing the Nike+ FuelBand.

Sam's Club Logo

This class action alleges that Sam’s Club offers members a “200% freshness guarantee” refund on food products but in practice refunds only 100%.

Kohl's Clearance Ad

This class action alleges that Kohl’s advertized and sold merchandise at prices that it claimed were discounted from “regular” or “original” prices,  but that the supposed “regular” or “original” prices were fabricated or inflated.

This lawsuit alleges that Elations  falsely and deceptively advertised a supplement beverage as having beneficial effects on joint health, in violation of California consumer protection laws.