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In September 2017, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Cookie Do for allegedly deceptively advertising cookie dough products as being safe to eat without warning consumers that the products may…
October 2018: A state court judge granted final approval of a settlement agreement providing class members with a $0.25 refund for every product purchased. Class members without proof of purchase…
In March 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Taste of Nature for allegedly deceptively using slack-filled boxes that contain between 47% and 58% empty space for candy, including Chocolate…
May 2019: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. April 2019: The parties amended the settlement agreement to increase the benefits given to class members. Class members…
November 2019: This case was voluntarily dismissed for undisclosed reasons. April 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Swander Pace Capital for allegedly falsely marketing that its Voortman cookie wafers…
Where’s the butter in this butter cookie? And where is it actually made?
Allegations: Misleadingly using slack-filled packaging
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing cookies as shortbread, which consumers expect to have butter, when the ingredients list reveals the cookies contain vegetable oils instead of butter
Facebook’s list of privacy abuses in 2011 seemed to grow by the minute. Tech savvy users of the 800 million-strong network reported that A browser or web cookie collects and…
November 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-1268, S.D. Ill.) October 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jimmy John’s for allegedly falsely…
May 2020: This case was transferred from state court to federal court. (Case No. 20-cv-415, W.D. Mo.) January 2020: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Jimmy John’s for allegedly falsely…
WILLIAMS-SONOMA MADE IN USA MARKETING Below is a sampling of Williams-Sonoma marketing materials that claim, either expressly or implicitly, that the following product lines are made in the USA: •…
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You don’t just have to worry about cookies anymore. Now you have to worry about super cookies. Online advertiser, ScanScout, reached a settlement with the FTC on November 8, 2011…
Are these cookies double-stuffed with deception?
Don’t get your hand stuck in this cookie jar trap.
March 2020: This case was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. December 2019: A class-action…
TINA.org’s annual list of class-action settlements that left consumers out in the cold.