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July 2019: This case was transferred to a court in New York where a related case, Kubilius v. Arizona Beverage Co., was filed. (Ashour v. AriZona Beverages, Case No. 19-cv-7081,…
In October 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Arizona Beverages USA for allegedly misleadingly marketing Arnold Palmer iced tea and lemonade beverages as “Lite” to make consumers think the…
In September 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against AriZona Beverages for allegedly misleadingly marketing Arnold Palmer beverages as “zero calorie” when, according to plaintiffs, the drink contains 15 calories.…
In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against the marketers of Arizona Fruit Snacks for allegedly falsely advertising the snacks as “all natural” when, according to plaintiffs, they contain…
July 2019: The claims of one of the named plaintiffs (Kubilius) were voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have…
Allegations: Marketing beverages as “Vitamin C Fortified” in violation of FDA regulations and misleadingly marketing products as “All Natural”
Allegations: False natural claims
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing beverages as having no calories when they contain more calories than federal regulations allow when making such claims
September 2019: The Lockhart case was transferred from a court in California to one in New York. (Lockhart et al v. Beverage Marketing USA, Inc., Case No. 19-cv-5345, E. D.…
March 2013: A federal judge granted the companies’ motion for summary judgment finding that plaintiffs have not presented any evidence showing that certain ingredients are artificial and a significant portion…
TINA.org found aloe vera MLM uses thousands of atypical income claims to lure recruits.
TINA.org investigated Vemma Nutrition Company, an Arizona-based multilevel marketing company that sold liquid supplements, energy drinks, and weight management products, and found that it was operating a pyramid scheme that…
TINA.org investigated Snow Teeth Whitening, an Arizona-based dental cosmetics company, and found that it was improperly using an FDA logo in its marketing materials, including on its product packaging, website,…
TINA.org investigated Plexus Worldwide, an Arizona-based multilevel marketing company that sells nutritional supplements and weight-loss and personal care products, and found that the company used unsubstantiated disease-treatment claims and income…
Company struggled under court-mandated customer-focused business structure.
Few Jeunesse products are ever sold to anyone but distributors, lawsuit contends.
FTC alleges Vemma is a pyramid scheme and freezes assets.