Thursday 29 June 2017

Fairness/Truth in Advertising

FTC Permanently Stops Six Operators from Using Fake News Sites that Allegedly Deceived Consumers about Acai Berry Weight-Loss Products

January 25, 2012 | No comments

When considering health claims about a product the FDA often comes to mind. That Agency, however, is not alone in […]

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Lawyer Sues Chipotle Over Beans Made with Pork

September 21, 2011 | No comments

A Jewish-vegetarian lawyer, Kevin Shenkman, has sued Chipotle Mexican Grill for selling a bean dish that contains pork. Shenkman filed a putative […]

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Con-Agra Sued for Labeling Oils “100% Natural”

August 1, 2011 | No comments

Reuters reports of a new labeling lawsuit. This time plaintiffs have their sights set on Con-Agra in two venues, California […]

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Nutella Label Lawsuit (Hohenberg v. Ferrero USA (’11CV0205H CAB)

February 3, 2011 | No comments

Doubters and naysayers of the growth of label lawsuits need only take a scan of Google. These suits are popping […]

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Weiner et al. v. Snapple Beverage Corp., (No. 1:07-cv-08742 (S.D.N.Y.))

February 2, 2011 | 1 comment

A federal court granted summary judgment to defendant Snapple in a lawsuit accusing Snapple Beverage Corp. of misleading consumers by labeling drinks as “all […]

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Update on McDonald’s Maple Syrup Suit

January 27, 2011 | No comments

McDonald’s settled its dispute with the State of Vermont over labeling complaints about its maple and oats product. As a […]

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Taco Bell Labeling Lawsuit (No. 8:11-cv-00101-DOC-FFM)

January 24, 2011 | No comments

Food labeling lawsuits are on the rise. An interesting, illustrative, example came last week when a consumer rights class action […]

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Fairness in Food Labeling – McDonald’s Forgets the Maple Syrup in Its Fruit and Maple Oatmeal

January 12, 2011 | No comments

Food labeling acts as the connection between the farmer, chef, restaurant and consumer. All along the ‘food-chain’ fairness in labeling […]

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