'Coke Classic’ Buyers Seek Cert. In HFCS Action

Law360, New York (December 1, 2009, 6:42 PM EST) -- Two consumers have moved for class certification in their suit alleging Coca-Cola Co. unfairly marketed its Coca-Cola Classic soft drink as “original formula” although it substituted high-fructose corn syrup for sugar.

Lead plaintiffs Amanda Kremers and Jason McCann filed the motion for class certification Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, arguing that consumers would not have bought Coca-Cola Classic, which was labeled as “original formula” during the class period, if they had known the company had substituted HFCS for cane...
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