CATrends: False and Misleading Protein Claims
Brands named in litigation include SlimFast, Silk and Beyond Meat, among others.
By The Numbers: Vanilla Flavor Class-Action Lawsuits
TINA.org is currently tracking 70 class actions challenging claims that a variety of foods and beverages are truly vanilla.
Are You a ‘Reasonable Consumer’?
Courts weigh in on legal term.
Which Super Bowl Advertisers Have Run Afoul of Ad Laws?
A majority have faced false-ad challenges within past five years.
Eat Your Way to Better Health: Food & Health Claims
“Contains antioxidants” “Clinically Proven to Enhance Immune System” “Balances Digestive Health” Who wouldn’t want to eat their way to better health? Ads and labels for food and beverage products today…
Evian’s “Carbon Neutral” Claims
Allegations: Falsely marketing that the product is “carbon neutral” when carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere during manufacturing
Silk Salted Caramel Almond Creamer
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing that products provide “4g Protein” when one serving provides only 1 gram of protein
International Delight Coffee Creamer
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing products as coffee creamers when the ingredients list reveals that they do not contain a significant amount of cream or dairy ingredients
Dannon Brand Vanilla Yogurts
April 2020: This case was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. December 2019: The claims against Danone North America were…
Silk Vanilla Almondmilk
March 2020: This case was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. September 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Silk…
Silk Vanilla Almond Creamers
In November 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whitewave Services for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its Silk Almond Creamer is flavored with vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients…
Silk Vanilla Soy Creamer
In December 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Danone US, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its Silk Vanilla Soy Creamer is flavored with vanilla when, according to plaintiffs,…
Silk Vanilla Soymilk
In October 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against WWF Operating Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing Silk Soymilk as containing vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list does not…
Whitewave’s Silk and Horizon Products
July 2014: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed pursuant to an agreement between the parties, the terms of which have not been disclosed. January 2014: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal…
Silk Almondmilk Beverages
In January 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Whitewave Services for allegedly deceptively marketing Silk Almondmilk products as nutritionally superior alternatives to dairy milk when, in reality, the beverages…