Food Fraud Attorney in New York

Food, Health and Beauty Products Fraud Consumer Protection Lawyer

Consumers in New York and across the country have the legal right to have truthful information presented to them about food products that they wish to purchase. State and federal laws regulate labeling, including any false, misleading or deceptive claims about the ingredients or where the ingredients were made.

False and misleading food labeling can cause significant financial fraud. At the New York law firm of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP, our attorneys provide consumer class-action representation for individuals who have been defrauded by companies.

Mislabeling and False Product Claims Fraud Attorneys in New York City

While damages can be relatively small in many cases of consumer fraud, consumers should not have to bear these losses. Class-action lawsuits allow people who have been similarly wronged to bring a claim and obtain compensation for their losses. The products are sold at a premium but the customer has gotten an inferior product. Here are some of the commonly made false claims:

  • “Natural,” “All Natural,” “Naturally Derived,” but contains synthetic ingredients
  • “Hypo-allergenic,” “Non-toxic,” “Plant-derived,” “Plant-based,” “Mineral-based,” “Bio-based” but contains synthetic ingredients and may even cause allergic responses
  • Claims to contain a certain significant percent of one premium ingredient when in fact there’s a lesser percent
  • Does not contain “Antioxidants”
  • Falsely labeled as having “No added sugar”

False Health Claims Fraud Attorneys in New York City

  • Health claims like “Heart healthy,” “Immunology boosting,” “Cholesterol reducing”
  • Memory improvement or halts memory loss
  • Improves damaged joints and cartilage
  • Reverse or prevent gray hair
  • Reduces blood pressure
  • Prevents Zika
  • Prevents diabetes

False Weight Loss Claims Fraud Attorneys in New York City

  • Health claims like “Calorie blocking”
  • Creams claimed to be “Slimming”
  • Offering a set percentage of weight loss in a given time period
  • “Rapid” weight loss
  • Targets “belly fat”

The attorneys of the New York consumer fraud law firm of Rheingold Giuffra Ruffo & Plotkin LLP have handled complex cases for almost four decades and can effectively pursue your best possible result for scammed consumers.

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