Archive for February, 2016

Consumer Lawsuit Challenges Coconut Oil Maker’s “Healthy” Label Claims

Filed February 8th, 2016 Fran Kelley

A proposed class action filed by a California woman claims that a coconut oil maker deceives consumers with “healthy” label claims. The lawsuit alleges that labeling on Carrington Tea Co. LLC’s Carrington Farms extra virgin coconut oil and coconut cooking oil violate U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guidelines, California’s False Advertising Law, Unfair Competition Law, and […]

Microsoft Recalls Power Cords for Surface Pro Devices Because of Fire and Shock Hazard

Filed February 4th, 2016 Fran Kelley

On February 2, 2016, Microsoft Corp. announced the recall of about 2.25 million power cords for Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 and Surface Pro 3 computers because the cords can overheat, posing a fire or shock hazard. According to the recall notice on the CPSC web site, Microsoft has received 56 reports of AC […]