January 2016: The lawsuit 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 yet been disclosed.

November 2015:
A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ricola USA, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Ricola Herb Drops as “natural” when they actually contain synthetic ingredients. (Minker et al v. Ricola USA, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-9014, S. D. NY.)

For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding “natural claims” and TINA.org’s coverage of the issue, click here.


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Ricola Original Herb Cough Drops

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Ricola Original Herb Cough Drops

Allegations: Misleadingly representing that the therapeutic effect of the cough drops comes from herbs when none of the herbs are active ingredients

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