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Deceptive Advertising

WEN Conditioner may cause hair loss so says class action

On July 31, 2014, a class action suit was filed against Guthy-Renker, the maker of WEN Cleansing Conditioner, claiming the product causes significant hair loss. Amy Friedman filed the lawsuit on behalf of herself and the class members similarly situated.

This class action suit alleges Unilever engaged in deceptive business practices in the packaging of several personal care deodorant products in violation of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and state consumer laws.  

Snyder's of Hanover The Pounder Mini Pretzels

This class action alleges that Snyder’s uses genetically-modified, artificial, and synthetic ingredients in many of its “natural” chips, snacks, and similar food products.

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This class action alleges that the 5-Step® Animal Welfare Rating system used by Whole Foods and its subsidiaries does not significantly improve animal welfare.

Blue Buffalo sued for fraud

This class action alleges that Blue Buffalo used false advertising for its dog food and cat food, claiming not to use certain ingredients that it did in fact use in the food.

The lawsuit alleges that Michael Kors deceptively and misleadingly labeled and marketed merchandise that it sells at its Michael Kors outlet stores.  The lawsuit alleges that Items in the outlet stores were labeled with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) tag leading consumers to believe the items were also being sold at the Michael Kors retail stores at a higher price.

Nutro has agreed to settle in regards to the claim of falsely advertising the amount of Bacillus in their Ulta brand dog food and treats. The product carried a 'Guaranteed Analysis' label indicating a certain level of Bacillus to consumers. The lawsuit alleges the dog food products were incapable of forming live Bacillus, and consumers were overcharged for the actual product's false claims.

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This lawsuit alleges that Chipotle violates consumer protection laws by claiming its food is GMO free, when in fact some of the ingredients are derived from GMO products.

Homeopathic Medicines Are Highly Diluted

This class action alleges that certain of NatraBio’s homeopathic products are falsely advertised and deceptively labeled and that they do not work as advertised.

This case alleges Starkist Tuna under-filled some of its tuna cans. Under the federal guidelines a 5 ounce can should contain between 2.84- 3.23 ounces of tuna per can. However the claim is that Starkist Tuna's 5 ounce can only contains 2.81- 3.11 ounces per can.