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Frito-Lay Faces Lawsuit Over Deceptive Advertising Claims

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A proposed class action lawsuit filed in federal court in New York claims that Frito-Lay is misleading customers by labeling its Tostitos and SunChips as being made of “all-natural ingredients.” The lawsuit claims that the chips in question actually contain non-natural ingredients such as corn and vegetable oils that have been made from genetically modified […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

February 9th, 2012 at 10:13 am

Tropicana Faces Deceptive Advertising Lawsuit Over 100% Pure and Natural Claim

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Tropicana is facing a class action lawsuit filed by consumers who allege that “[d]espite Tropicana’s ’100% pure and natural’ claim, Tropicana’s NFC juice is heavily processed and flavored – it is not 100% pure and natural.” The lawsuit (PDF) claims that Tropicana has wrongly benefited to the tune of annual worldwide sales of over $5 […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

January 11th, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Kellogg’s Settles Class Action Over Claims That Cereals Improve Children’s Immunity

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A settlement agreement has been reached by the parties in a lawsuit against Kellogg Company over claims that its cereals Rice Krispies and Cocoa Krispies provide increased immunity to disease for children. Last year, a class of cereal consumers sued the company alleging false advertising for claims that antioxidants and nutrients fortified the cereals, providing […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

June 15th, 2011 at 11:18 am

POM Wonderful Sues Coca-Cola Over Juice Labeling

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POM Wonderful, the makers of 100% pomegranate juice, is suing Coca-Cola, the parent company of Minute Maid, alleging false advertising regarding the latter’s pomegranate blueberry juice. POM maintains that Coca-Cola is attempting to profit on the increasing popularity of pomegranates because of their health benefits by suggesting pomegranate is the main ingredient in its juice; […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

July 20th, 2010 at 12:27 pm