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June – July 2015 Collection

Evidence

June – July 2015 Collection

Below are 200 examples of Made in the USA misrepresentations on Walmart.com found between June 22 and July 13, 2015. Group 1: Instances in which the Walmart.com USA label is…

Ritas Margarita, Mojito, Rosé, and Sangria Drinks

Class Action

Ritas Margarita, Mojito, Rosé, and Sangria Drinks

In November 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Anheuser-Busch for allegedly falsely advertising its Ritas™ Margarita, Mojito, Rosé, and Sangria drinks. Plaintiffs claim that the company makes consumers believe…

Self-regulation in the Alcohol Industry

Consumer Basics

Self-regulation in the Alcohol Industry

The alcohol industry’s self-regulation efforts have historically focused on three main areas – drunk driving, underage drinking, and problem drinking – and have achieved what many observers say is a…

Are All Alcohol Ads Misleading?

Blog

Are All Alcohol Ads Misleading?

I was surprised when I learned that there are no specific rules or regulations governing alcohol advertising on television.  While tobacco products are prohibited from advertising on TV altogether, it’s…

Skinnygirl Margaritas

Class Action

Skinnygirl Margaritas

May 2015: A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit with prejudice (meaning that it cannot be refiled) pursuant to the parties’ voluntary agreement. October 2014: A federal judge refused to certify…

Reserveage Organics Resveratrol

Class Action

Reserveage Organics Resveratrol

April 2014: This action was dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. as to the named plaintiff’s individual claims and When a complaint is dismissed…

Breathometer

Ad Alert

Breathometer

Company to issue refunds to consumers under settlement with FTC.

5 Second Fix

Ad Alert

5 Second Fix

Ad claims for miniature welding tool don’t stick, alleges class-action complaint.

Deceptive Ads

Evidence

Deceptive Ads

TINA.org’s investigation cataloged a sampling of over 100 DealDash advertisements, including television commercials, online ads, and social media posts (published by DealDash between 2016 and 2017), each one containing one or…

Skinnygirl Margarita

Class Action

Skinnygirl Margarita

June 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled., the reasons for which have not been disclosed. 2011: A class action…

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