Have you ever been sold by a TV ad for a new weight loss gimmick that can magically melt away unwanted pounds? Or picked up a certain food product because its label proudly proclaimed that it was “all natural,” or “organic” even though it cost a few dollars more than the “non” all natural/organic version of the same product?
Sometimes a product isn’t what it seems. Not only can companies hide the truth about their products on the back of the label in tiny lettering, they can sometimes leave certain facts about the product off the packing entirely. Even worse, some companies have been known to lie outright on their product labels in the name of profits.
Baron and Budd has a 30-year history of protecting consumers from corporations that place profit over people. As a firm that stands for consumer rights, we have stood up against various companies for deceiving consumers to help increase transparency –and to hold companies accountable for their products.
Our firm is currently pursuing a number of deceptive labeling cases, including:
Be sure to keep an eye out –these aren’t the only companies who might be deceiving consumers with inflated promises (or outright lies) to intentionally mislead a consumer in pursuit of increased profits. Be sure to check the back of the label and read everything in small print.