September 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed.

May 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Urbani Truffles USA for allegedly deceptively labeling its White Truffle and Black Truffle oils as containing white and black truffles when, according to the complaint, the oils do not contain the truffles and are instead flavored with a chemically-derived perfume (known as 2,4-dithiapentane or formaldehyde dimethyl mercaptal). (Schiffman et al v. Urbani Truffles USA, Inc., Case No. 17-cv-935, E. D. CA.)

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MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…


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