May 2019: The Bond 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 disclosed. Also in May, plaintiffs in the Corker case filed an amended complaint bringing similar allegations.

February-March 2019: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against several coffee distributors, wholesalers, and retailers – including Walmart, Costco, Bed Bath & Beyond, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls – for allegedly falsely labeling products as Kona coffee so that consumers think the coffee is grown in the Kona district on the Big Island of Hawaii when, according to plaintiffs, the products contain little to no Kona coffee. Click on the links below to read each complaint.

For more of TINA.org’s coverage of coffee, click here.


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Walmart

Walmart

An ongoing TINA.org investigation spanning several years found that Walmart consistently and repeatedly used false and deceptive Made in USA representations to market products on its website, Walmart.com. (TINA.org also…


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Beyond+ Subscriptions

Class Action

Beyond+ Subscriptions

February 2020: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-288, S.D. Cal.) January 2020: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Bed Bath & Beyond for allegedly…

Bed Bath & Beyond’s Egyptian Cotton Bed Sheets

Class Action

Bed Bath & Beyond’s Egyptian Cotton Bed Sheets

October 2017: This action 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…


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