Nestle USA: Nestle USA, manufacturer of Lean Cuisine products, named in class action for deceptively marketing its products as containing no preservatives

Plaintiff brings this class action against NESTLE USA, INC, for the deceptive practice of marketing its Lean Cuisine® frozen meals as having “No Preservatives” when many of them contain citric acid (2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid), a well-known preservative commonly used in commercial food and drink products. Defendant sold Plaintiff and Class members, and continues to sell consumers, […]

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Transnational Foods, Inc: Transnational Foods, Inc named in class action lawsuit over sales of fake octopus

  Transnational Foods, Inc (“TFI”) is a food product brand that sells three canned octopus products under the brand name “Pampa”: (1) Octopus in Garlic Sauce, (2) Octopus in Vegetable Oil, and (3) Octopus in Marinara Sauce (collectively the “Octopus Products”). Cerqueira is a large seafood supplier and cannery that supplies various seafood products to […]

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Viva Labs: Viva Labs named in class action over misleading marketing of Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Viva Labs misleadingly labels and markets its Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil as healthy, and as a healthy alternative to butter and other cooking oils, despite that it is actually inherently unhealthy and a less healthy alternative. Plaintiff relied upon Viva Labs’misleading claims when purchasing the Coconut Oil and was damaged as a result. She […]

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Hyudai: Hyundai named in class action over defect in 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission Hyundai Sonata and Hyundai Elantra vehicles

Plaintiffs bring this action on behalf of all persons in the United States who purchased or leased any Hyundai Veloster, Hyundai Sonata (Eco) and Hyundai Elantra (Eco) vehicles equipped with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission (DCT) (collectively, “Hyundai Vehicles” or “Class Vehicles”)1 designed, manufactured, marketed, distributed, sold, warranted, and serviced by Hyundai Motor America, a […]

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Audi: Audi named in class action over use of illegal defeat devices on at least its 3.0-liter gasoline Q5, Q 7, A6 and A8 models equipped with automatic transmissions

  In September 2015, and again in November 2015, Volkswagen and Audi admitted using defeat device software to activate emissions controls when diesel cars were being smog tested and deactivate those controls during normal, on-road driving. Volkswagen, Audi AG’s parent company, took the position that the diesel defeat device was an isolated incident, which it […]

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1 800 Contacts: 1-800 Contacts and Vision Direct, Inc named in class action alleging conspiracy to restrain trade

1-800 Contacts and Vision Direct, Inc named in class action lawsuit alleging a conspiracy to restrain competition in the  direct-to-consumer and online markets for contact lenses Plaintiffs bring this action on behalf of all direct-to-consumer purchasers of contact lenses, including those who purchased contact lenses online, in the United States and a subclass of all […]

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Samsung: Samsung named in class action lawsuit over exploding batteries in other model cell phones

  Samsung manufactures and sells smartphones which pose a threat to the safety of consumers. These dangers made international headlines when numerous Samsung Note7 devices exploded and burst into flames leading to a complete recall of the product.   Samsung has yet to determine the cause of the problems with the Note7, and continues to […]

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Old Charter Distillery: Buffalo Trace Distillery, Old Charter Distillery and Sazerac Company, makers of Old Charter Bourbon named in class action lawsuit over deceptive advertising

  Defendants represent that Old Charter is an 8-year aged bourbon. The complaint alleges this is false and misleading. Old Charter used to be aged for 8 years, but Defendants stopped that practice in approximately January 2014. The bourbon bearing the Old Charter name is now aged for significantly less than 8 years and is […]

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Ford Motor: Ford Motor Company recalls 2010-2012 Ford Escape vehicles over faulty fuel delivery module

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Ford Escape vehicles manufactured February 26, 2009, to April 29, 2012, and 2010-2011 Mercury Mariner vehicles manufactured February 25, 2009, to December 12, 2010. On vehicles with a 3.0L engine, the Fuel Delivery Module (FDM) may crack, causing a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the […]

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Samsung: Samsung named in class action lawsuit over exploding Note7 cell phones

  SAMSUNG manufactures and sells smartphones which pose a threat to the safety of consumers. These dangers made international headlines when numerous Samsung Note7 devices exploded and burst into flames leading to a complete recall of the product. SAMSUNG has yet to determine the cause of the problems with the Note7, and continues to sell, […]

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