Cabot Creamery Hit With Class Action Over Greek Yogurt

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 3:32 PM EDT) -- Consumers filed a putative class action in California federal court on Friday against Cabot Creamery Cooperative Inc. alleging several of its Greek yogurt products contain unsafe ingredients and additives in violation of California’s consumer protection and false advertising laws.

In the suit, Berkeley, Calif., resident Timothy Smith alleges he and other consumers were sold an illegal, adulterated product that was not, in fact, authentic Greek yogurt. He alleges Cabot’s Greek yogurt products contain whey protein concentrate as well as milk protein concentrate, both of which are additives...
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