TINA.org objected — as amicus curiae — to two class-action settlements that pertain to the marketing of Reckitt Benckiser products: Neuriva, a brain supplement falsely labeled as “clinically proven” to improve several areas of cognitive functioning, and Move Free Advanced glucosamine supplements deceptively marketed as “clinically tested” and able to rebuild joint cartilage, improve joint function, and reduce joint pain. To read more about each individual action, click on each brand name above.
Proposed Settlement Allows for Continued Deceptive Marketing of Neuriva
TINA.org files brief urging court to deny final approval of settlement that is unfair to consumers.
CATrends: Toddler Formula
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Worst Ads of 2020 according to TINA.org
Neuriva’s ‘Clinically Proven’ Ingredients Claims
Memory supplement’s “clinically proven” ingredients claims fall apart upon closer inspection of supporting ingredient studies.
Air Wick Essential Oils
What goes into these fragrances? We may never know.
7 Messy Spring Cleaning Product Claims
With spring in the air, keep your expectations surrounding these claims grounded.
Report: Most Advertised Baby Food Not Nutritious
New report finds issues with nutrition-related messaging.
Lysol Disinfecting Spray and Wipes
An industry self-regulatory board looks to clean up Lysol’s claims.
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Advertising of Supplement Targeting Seniors Questioned
TINA.org Joins with AARP in Objecting to Move Free Class-Action Settlement MADISON, Conn., March 12, 2015 — More than 46 million people suffer from arthritis, many of them elderly, and…
Enfamil Baby Formula Powders
Allegations: Products do not contain enough powder to make the advertised number of bottles
Delsym Cough Relief Products
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing certain products as being for children and others as being for adults when the products contain the same amounts of the same ingredients
Allegations: Falsely marketing Neuriva supplements as “clinically proven” to improve “brain performance” when the company has no scientific or clinical proof that the supplements or ingredients in them provide the…
Woolite Darks and Gentle Cycle Laundry Detergents
Allegations: Deceptively marketing that detergents bring color back to clothing
Move Free Glucosamine Supplements
Allegations: Falsely advertising that Move Free provides joint health benefits when the ingredients in the supplement do not provide such benefits
Enfagrow Premium Toddler Transitions
In November 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Mead Johnson & Company for, among other things, allegedly deceptively marketing Enfagrow Premium Toddler Transitions formula as “nutritionally appropriate” for children…
Tiger’s Milk Nutrition Bars
In September 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Schiff Nutrition International and Reckitt Benckiser for allegedly misleadingly marketing Tiger’s Milk Nutrition Bars as being “Protein Rich” when, according to…
Air Wick Room Sprays
In September 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Reckitt Benckiser for allegedly deceptively advertising that Air Wick® aerosol room sprays “eliminate odors” when, according to plaintiffs, the sprays mask…
August 2016: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…
Air Wick® Aerosol Spray
A class-action lawsuit was filed against Reckitt Benckiser for allegedly misleadingly claiming that Air Wick® aerosol sprays “eliminate odors” when, according to plaintiffs, the sprays mask odors instead of eliminating…
MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil Supplements
July 2017: The named plaintiff’s claims were voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The terms of…
Air Wick® Aerosol Sprays
In August 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Reckitt Benckiser for allegedly falsely marketing Air Wick® aerosol sprays as being capable of eliminating odors when, according to plaintiffs, the…
Schiff Move Free® Advanced
May 2016: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. The reasons have not been disclosed. November 2015: A federal judge granted…
Move Free® Supplements
August 2016: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the claims were resolved pursuant to a settlement in another case, Lerma…
MegaRed Omega-3 Krill Oil
March 2015: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been…
November 2015: After the settlement in the Lerma case was approved in October 2015, this lawsuit was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. November…