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Item Does Not Do What It Is Advertised to Do

Set of Gotham Steel Pots and Pans

This class action is about non-stick pans and other cookware. The complaint alleges that food sticks to the cookware made by E. Mishan and Sons, Inc. that the company describes as “nonstick.”

Blendtec Designer 650 Blender

How strong are the motors of blenders? The complaint for this class action alleges that Blendtec, Inc. and its parent company, K-Tech Holdings, Ltd., advertise higher power for their blenders than they are able to achieve, specifically 3.0 and 3.8 peak horsepower (HP).

RCA RPJ129 Home Theater Projector

Curtis International, Ltd. and Technicolor USA, Inc. licensed the RCA brand name for their digital home theater projectors. But the complaint for this class action alleges that the companies are hiding inferior equipment behind a respected brand name, because, it says, the projectors are not nearly as bright as advertised. 

CVS Algal-900 DHA

CVS is settling a class action over its Algal-900 DHA supplement containing docosahexaenoic acid algal oil. The complaint alleged that the product was misrepresented as being “clinically shown to improve memory” or creating “clinically shown memory improvement” on its label or package. 

Supplement with Green Coffee Bean Extract

Naturex, Inc. is settling its part in a class action about green coffee bean extract. The complaint alleges that Svetol, a proprietary ingredient, was promoted and sold in ways that violate consumer protection laws, and that it was not as effective for weight loss as represented. Other defendants in the class action have not yet settled. These include Dr. Mehmet C.

Box Containing Flex Belt Product

Can an electrical muscle stimulator (EMS) cause you to lose belly fat and give you “six pack" abs? No, says the complaint for this class action. In fact, it alleges that the Flex Belt from Slendertone Distribution, Inc. is a Class II medical device that requires approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Fitbit Ultra Device

A settlement has been reached in a class action against Fitbit, Inc. The complaint alleged that three of the company’s devices—the Fitbit Flex, Fitbit One, and Fitbit Ultra—do not track sleep as claimed on their packaging.