Dole Dupes Buyers With Bogus 'All Natural' Labels, Suit Says

Law360, New York (March 22, 2013, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A consumer hit Dole Fresh Vegetables Inc. with a proposed class action in California on Thursday, claiming the "all natural" label on the company's packaged salads masks the fact that they contain synthetic ingredients and preservatives.

By slapping an "all natural" label on its 10 salad kits, which come complete with toppings and dressings and allegedly contain artificial ingredients, Dole is duping the public, wooing health-conscious shoppers willing to pay higher prices for what they wrongly believe to be food devoid of additives like xanthan gum and...
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