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Shoemakers Stumble with Questionable Product Claims

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“The benefits of running barefoot have long been supported by scientific research.” “Get in shape without setting foot in a gym.” “Training without shoes allows you to run faster and farther with fewer injuries.” Do any of the above statements sound familiar? They should, because huge footwear manufacturers spent millions promoting their special shoe as […]

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Written by Bilal Kaiser

June 11th, 2014 at 2:46 pm

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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