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Smuckers Faces Consumer Fraud Class Action over Jif Natural Peanut Butter

Santa Clara, CA: The JM Smucker Co is facing a consumer fraud class action lawsuit alleging its claims that its peanut butter are “natural” are false. According to the complaint, filed by Graham Forsher, individually and for all others similarly situated, Jif Natural Peanut Butter Spread contains non-natural ingredients derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), making its claims that the product is natural, false and misleading...

Target Embark Resistance Cords and Cord Kits Lawsuit

Washington, DC: In September, 2011, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Target Corporation issued a voluntary product safety recall for Embark Resistance Cords and Cord Kits. The resistance cords and cord kits were sold at Target stores nationwide and at Target.com from July 2009 through August 2011 and intended for in-home exercise. The Target Embark Resistance Cords and Cord Kits recall was announced after the CPSC had...

Tommie Copper Copper-Infused Clothing False Advertising Lawsuit

New York, NY: A consumer fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against Tommie Copper, Inc. alleging the company falsely marketed its "copper-infused" compression clothing as providing certain health benefits, including pain relief. According to the lawsuit, Tommie Copper advertised its compression clothing as being able to reduce pain and inflammation brought on by such medical conditions as arthritis and multiple sclerosis. The Tommie...

Cheerios Protein Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

Santa Clara, CA: A consumer fraud class action lawsuit has been filed against General Mills alleging the cereal manufacturer misleads customers about its popular cereal Cheerios Protein. Filed in federal court, the lawsuit asserts that a side by side comparison of Original Cheerios and Cheerios Protein shows that Cheerios Protein does not contain as much protein as the original version. The lawsuit asserts that General Mills is marketing...

$2.7M Settlement Reached in Coca Cola Vitamin Water Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit

New York, NY: A $2.7 million settlement has been reached in the Coca-Cola Vitaminwater consumer fraud class action lawsuit, which alleges the company falsely marketed the sugar content of the drink. The lawsuit was filed six years ago. Under the terms of the settlement, Coca-Cola Co, and Energy Brands Inc. will advertise on the labels that the products contain sweeteners. Further, the will replace the words “with sweeteners” on two...

500,000 Volkswagens Recalled for Cheating on Emission Controls

Washington, DC: Volkswagen has been ordered by the Obama administration to recall almost 500,000 vehicles which, the government claims, evade emission reduction standards via illegally installed software. The recall involves 4-cylinder Volkswagen and Audi vehicles from model years 2009-15. According to statements by the Environmental Protection Agency, Volkswagen is using software to detect when the car is undergoing its periodic state...

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  • Smuckers Faces Consumer Fraud Class Action over Jif Natural Peanut Butter
  • Target Embark Resistance Cords and Cord Kits Lawsuit
  • Tommie Copper Copper-Infused Clothing False Advertising Lawsuit
  • Cheerios Protein Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit
  • $2.7M Settlement Reached in Coca Cola Vitamin Water Consumer Fraud Class Action Lawsuit
  • 500,000 Volkswagens Recalled for Cheating on Emission Controls