Tag Archives: 100% natural

September 15, 2014 - False Advertising, Food Misbranding, Retail

Plaintiffs Sent Back to the Drawing Board in Mislabeling Suit Over “All Natural” and “Fat Free” Claims on Frito-Lay Rold Gold Pretzels

Judge Samuel Conti of the Northern District of California recently issued another blow to class action plaintiffs—this time at the motion to dismiss stage—in Figy v. Frito-Lay N. Am., Inc., Case No. 13-3988-SC (N.D. Cal. Aug. 12, 2014) (See post for Judge Conti’s defense-friendly class certification decision in In Re Clorox Consumer Litigation, Case No. ...›

September 14, 2013 - False Advertising, FDA, Food Misbranding

Misbranding Case Against Gerber Over “Stages” Baby Food Products Trimmed but Not Kicked Entirely

A recent case in the Northern District of California against Gerber over alleged misbranding of its “stages” baby food products demonstrates the difficulty companies face in knocking out food misbranding cases at the motion to dismiss phase. Bruton v. Gerber Prods. Co., et al., 12-CV-02412-LHK. The lawsuit focuses on Gerber’s product labels, which include phrases ...›