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Negligent Misrepresentation

Box of M&M's Vanilla Ice Cream Bars

The rules for the labeling of vanilla are different from those of most other flavors. The complaint for this class action alleges that Mars, Incorporated does not properly label its “vanilla” M&M’s bars.

Box of FatBoy Ince Cream Sandwiches

This is one more in a line of class actions challenging the designation of certain ice creams as “vanilla.” Casper’s Ice Cream, Inc. claims that its FatBoy brand ice cream sandwiches contain vanilla ice cream, but this complaint claims that this is improper based on the labeling rules for ice cream.

Package of Dreamhouse Fine Foods Praline Pecans

What is “evaporated cane juice”? The complaint for this class action claims that it’s nothing more or less than sugar. It also alleges that the use of this term in the ingredient list of Rite Aid Corporation’s praline pecans instead of the simpler word “sugar” is deceptive, leading consumers to think the snack is healthier than it really is.

Carton of 365 Everyday Value Vanilla Soymilk

Whole Foods Market Group, Inc. owns the 365 Everyday Value Brand. Earlier this month, a class action was filed challenging the “vanilla” designation of some of its almondmilk products. This class action makes similar allegations about the “vanilla” designation of some of its soymilk products.

Carton of 365 Organics Almondmilk

Many US consumers are choosing soymilk or almondmilk over cow’s milk these days. A recent group of class actions has taken issue with the designation of some of these milks as “vanilla almondmilk” or “vanilla soymilk.” The complaint for this class action takes on Whole Foods Market Group, Inc., alleging that its 365 Organic brand almondmilk incorrectly designates two of its varieties as being “vanilla.”  

Vanilla Ice Cream Being Scooped

Lately, a number of class actions have targeted ice cream brands alleging deceptive use of the designation “vanilla.” This is another such case, brought against Cumberland Farms, Inc. and its Farmhouse Creamery brand Deluxe Ice Cream products.

A Five-Gallon Container of 303 THF

Smitty’s Supply, Inc. sells a tractor hydraulic fluid (THF) labeled 303. However, the complaint for this Iowa class action alleges that it has not been possible to make a real 303 THF for over forty years. The complaint alleges that today’s 303 THF is made from inferior ingredients, does not provide the anti-wear and properties and protection that it should, and may damage equipment.

2019 Ford F-150 Truck

The complaint for this class action is one of several filed recently that accuses the Ford Motor Company of fudging the figures it used in its fuel efficiency testing. The purpose, the complaint says, was to make it look as if Ford vehicles, including the Ranger and F-150, had greater fuel efficiency than they do.