Class-Action Tracker

Information about federal false advertising class actions filed around the country. Please note, our list is neither comprehensive nor reflective of TINA.org’s opinion.


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Nature’s Way Coconut Oils

Class Action

Nature’s Way Coconut Oils

January 2020: A federal judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement that provides class members with a cash award for each product purchased ($3 for a 16-ounce jar of…

Nutiva Coconut Oils

Class Action

Nutiva Coconut Oils

In January 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nutiva, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing various Nutiva coconut oil products, including Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil, Organic Virgin Coconut Oil,…

BetterBody Coconut Oil

Class Action

BetterBody Coconut Oil

February 2017: A state court judge granted final approval of this settlement. November 2016: A state judge preliminarily approved a settlement of a false advertising class-action lawsuit against BetterBody Food…

Pure Brazilian Coconut Water

Class Action

Pure Brazilian Coconut Water

In November 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pure Brazilian for allegedly deceptively representing that its coconut water is “cold pressed” and “pure” when, according to plaintiffs, the water…

Harmless Harvest Coconut Water

Class Action

Harmless Harvest Coconut Water

August 2018: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. March 2018: A federal…

Barlean’s Coconut Oil

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Barlean’s Coconut Oil

In January 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Barlean’s Organic Oils for allegedly misleadingly marketing its coconut oils as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter and other cooking…

Kirkland Coconut Oil

Class Action

Kirkland Coconut Oil

July 2017: A federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement agreement that would resolve the claims in this case. According to the settlement terms, each class member will be awarded a…

Carrington Farms Brand Coconut Oil Products

Class Action

Carrington Farms Brand Coconut Oil Products

In April 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Carrington Tea Company for allegedly falsely advertising Carrington Farms coconut oil products as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter and…

Cascade Ice Coconut Water

Class Action

Cascade Ice Coconut Water

In March 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Unique Beverage Company for allegedly misleadingly marketing Cascade Ice Coconut Water as coconut water when it actually does not have any…

All Market’s Vita Coco Coconut Oil

Class Action

All Market’s Vita Coco Coconut Oil

In November 2016, a class-action lawsuit was filed against All Market, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing Vita Coco coconut oil as healthy and a healthy alternative to butter when the…


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