Soy Milk Makers Seek KO Of False Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 6:23 PM EDT) -- The makers of Horizon and Silk food products asked a California federal judge Thursday to toss a putative class action alleging they deceptively labeled sugar as evaporated cane juice, arguing that the suit is precluded by a prior settlement.

Dean Foods Co., Whitewave Foods Co. and Whitewave unit Horizon Organic Dairy argued in a motion to dismiss that the suit is barred by an $800,000 April settlement in Florida, in which they agreed to remove references to evaporated cane juice from their products.

They also said that the...
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