Walmart eliminates class claims over ‘hypoallergenic’ labels

By Gina Kim (June 13, 2022, 5:37 p.m. EDT) – A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Friday launched a putative class action lawsuit filed by customers claiming that Walmart-branded personal care products labeled as “hypoallergenic” were misleading, finding that their complaint does not contain claims that they developed skin irritation or allergies after using them, but instead sounds like “buyers remorse”.

In an 18-page order dismissing the amended class action lawsuit proposed by Fernanda Brito-Munoz and Tamika Williams without prejudice against the retail giant, U.S. District Judge Jennifer P. Wilson found that customers are not saying that they or their children have developed allergic reactions while using Walmart branded personal care products, or that any of the…

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