Food Labeling Class Actions

DeNittis Osefchen Prince Fight to Preserve Banana Boat Sunscreen SPF Mislabeling Class Action

On January 10, 2018,  the makers of Banana Boat sunscreen asked a New York federal judge to toss a proposed class action claiming they falsely exaggerate the sun protection level on its children’s sunscreen as SPF 50, when in fact it provides much less protection, saying the Food and Drug Administration should take up the dispute. …

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Court Grants Preliminary Approval of Class Settlement with TGIF Franchisee Briad

On April 15, 2015, the Superior Court of New Jersey granted preliminary approval of a proposed class action settlement in the lawsuit encaptioned Harriet K. Gordon and Neil Raynor v. Briad Restaurant Group Inc. et al, Docket No. MID-L-5882-13 . The suit was filed in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Middlesex County on behalf …

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Consumer Fraud Class Action Filed Against GNC Over Sale of Fake Herbal Supplements

On February 4, 2015, DeNittis Osefchen, on behalf of a Camden County,  New Jersey man,  filed a proposed class action lawsuit on behalf of New Jersey consumers against health supplement giant GNC in New Jersey Superior Court in Camden County, alleging that the GNC store brand Herbal Supplements: Gingko Biloba, Ginseng, and St. John’s Wart actually …

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Whole Foods Market Sued For Misstating Sugar Content of Greek Yogurt

On August 7 and August 12  people in New Jersey and Pennsylvania filed proposed class action lawsuits against Whole Foods Market, alleging that the label on “Whole Foods 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt” drastically understates the sugar content per serving of the yogurt. Specifically, the suits allege that while the yogurt label says there are only …

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Partner Stephen DeNittis Lectures To Attorneys Regarding Food Product Labeling Consumer Fraud Class Actions

On January 14, 2014, DeNittis Osefchen, P.C. partner Stephen DeNittis will be lecturing to attorneys on behalf of the Camden County Bar Association’s Class Action Commitee at the luncheon seminar “The Nation’s Food Court, the last Word”.  The program will provide 1 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for attorneys who attend.  The program will provided specific focus …

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New Jersey Consumer Fraud Action Alleges Subway “Footlong” Comes Up Short

Stephen DeNittis, of DeNittis Osefchen was interviewed on 1/24/13  by Good Morning America about the Subway class action.   On January 22, 2013 two New Jersey men  filed a proposed class action complaint in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Burlington County, against Subway Sandwich Shops, alleging that Subway’s “Footlong” sandwich is consistently and significantly less …

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Partner Stephen DeNittis Lectures Nationally Regarding Food Product Labeling Consumer Fraud Class Actions

On November 15, 2012, DeNittis Osefchen partner Stephen P. DeNittis lecutured to attorneys nationally on behalf of Perrin Conferences. The program was entitled “CONSUMER FRAUD PRODUCT LABELING CLASS ACTIONS: ONE LABEL, VERY DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVES — PLAINTIFFS, DEFENDANTS AND THE GOVERNMENT”  The program provided 2 Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for attorneys who attended.  The program provided specific focus …

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