News of the suits came on December 2, just days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)announced that warning letters were issued to 15 companies for illegally selling products containing cannabidiol (CBD) in ways that violate the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act). Infinite Product Company LLLP, DBA as Infinite CBD, was among the companies to receive letters. More on the FDA's actionshere.
Related: FDA Issues CBD Warning Letters; Comments on GRASAccording to Bloomberg Law, the suits allege that the two companies do not comply with federal regulations. Details of the filings with links to the suits can be foundhere.
Charlotte's Web issued apress releasewith comments on the potential class action: "On December 1st, Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc., the market leader in hemp-derived CBD products, became aware of a yet-to-be served class-action suit having been filed in the Northern District of California that alleges that the Company's products are mislabeled as dietary supplements. The Company believes that its products are accurately labeled and that the claims are without merit. The Company intends to vigorously defend itself against any such suits."
Infinite CBDsent the following statement toWholeFoodsMagazine: "At this time,InfiniteCBD has not been legally served with the complaint in question. Therefore, we have no comment until we are able to review the complaint in its entirety as well as advise counsel. We want the public to know that we take this matter very seriously and will address the complaint once additional information is provided to us."