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Kraft and Cadbury Face Class Action

A putative class action lawsuit was recently filed against Kraft Foods Global, Inc., and Cadbury Adams USA LLC in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California alleging that the defendants deceived consumers over the health benefits of … Continue reading

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FDA challenges marketing of DMAA products for lack of safety evidence

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to at least ten manufacturers and distributors of dietary supplements containing dimethylamylamine, more popularly known as DMAA, for marketing products for which evidence of the safety of the product had not … Continue reading

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Citigroup to Pay $300M to Settle Mortgage Case

Citigroup has agreed to pay nearly $300 million to settle a civil fraud complaint alleging that the banking giant promoted an investment tied to the housing market, yet failed to tell investors it was betting those securities would fail.  The Securities … Continue reading

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Consumers Fight Against ATM Fees

Consumers are sending the message that they are fed-up with ATM Fees. Three anti-trust class action lawsuits have been filed recently which allege that companies such as Visa, MasterCard, Bank of America, J.P. Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo are unfairly “fixing” prices against both consumers … Continue reading

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General Mills Faces Deceptive Advertising Lawsuit for Fruit Snacks

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has filed a class action lawsuit in California charing General Mills with misleading consumers about the nutrition and health qualities of its fruit snacks. The lawsuit alleges that General Mills is giving consumers … Continue reading

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Democratic Lawmakers Seek Antitrust Probe of Bank of America’s Debit Card Fees

Democratic lawmakers have asked the Justice Department to investigate whether Bank of America and other major banks improperly worked together to charge customers new monthly fees for using their debit cards. Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., and four other Democrats said recently … Continue reading

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Quaker Oats Must Face Deceptive Advertising Class Action Lawsuit

A federal judge has ruled that Quaker Oats Company must face a class action lawsuit filed in Illinois that claims that Quaker lured consumers into paying top-dollar prices for its “wholesome heart-healthy” oatmeal and granola products, when in reality the products contain … Continue reading

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Lawsuit Claims Bayer HealthCare and Merial Limited Make False Claims For Flea and Tick Products

A class action lawsuit in Ohio has been filed on behalf of dog and cat owners alleging, among other things, that Bayer HealthCare, LLC, and Merial Limited regularly make false and deceptive claims in advertisements for their flea and tick pet … Continue reading

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Class Action Filed Against Dean Foods and White Wave Foods for Brain Health Claims

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Dean Foods and White Wave Foods for claiming that their product, DHA Omega-3, supports brain health in children and adults.  The suit, filed in California, alleges “Violation of the Unfair Competition Law, Violation of … Continue reading

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Dean Foods Sued For Saying That Its Milk Supports Brain Health

Dairy giant Dean Foods violated consumer fraud laws by claiming that its milk does a body good, a federal lawsuit alleges.  The class action complaint was filed in U.S. District of Illinois and says that the packaging of Dean’s Horizon Organic … Continue reading

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