A district court in California has repudiated a proposed class action settlement by Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) to two California residents who alleged the bakery giant had misbranded several of its baked goods.
Four New York residents have filed a class action lawsuit against Kellogg, alleging it leverages a practice of marketing its high-sugar cereals and snack bars with ‘aggressive health and wellness claims.’
Alkalized cocoa used in chocolate-flavored breakfast cereals and Oreo cookies is at the core of lawsuits filed against several food conglomerates by consumers alleging the ingredient is falsely advertised as ‘real cocoa’.
Justice David Gendall has ordered the destruction of more than 100 boxes of Weetabix held by customs and told a South Island speciality grocery store to cover the labels on the boxes of the British cereal it sells in future.
Diamond Foods is facing a second class action lawsuit alleging its Kettle potato chips contain a synthetic preservative, thus falsely claiming to being ‘Made with Natural Ingredients’ and ‘No Preservatives’.
A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Monsanto by organic farmers and seed companies— but stressed that Monsanto has in turn given binding promises that it will not sue farmers whose crops have been inadvertently contaminated with...