LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – An Ohio corporation is accused of falsely advertising its tea beverages as being all-natural.
Angerlia Martin filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated on Dec. 14 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against Tradewinds Beverage Co. alleging false advertisement and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she suffered damages from being misled into purchasing a falsely advertised product. The plaintiff holds Tradewinds Beverage Co. responsible because the defendant allegedly claims its product is made with 100 percent natural ingredients despite the beverages containing artificial caramel coloring.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks to enjoin the defendant, order the defendant to engage in corrective advertising campaign, order the defendant to destroy all misleading products, restitution, statutory, compensatory and punitive damages, all legal fees and interest plus any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Jack Fitzgerald, Trevor M. Flynn and Melanie Persinger of The Law Offices of Jack Fitzgerald, PC in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California Case number 2:16-cv-09249-PSG-MRW