Oreos Aren't Made With 'Real' Cocoa, Suit Says

Law360 (May 21, 2019, 6:34 PM EDT) -- A proposed class action filed in California federal court Monday is challenging Mondelez International Inc.’s claims that its Oreo brand cookies are made with “real” cocoa, claiming they instead contain a cocoa powder processed in a way that strips out flavor and health benefits.

A California woman named Ruben Harper is suing on behalf of herself and anyone else who bought Oreos based on advertising describing them as containing “real cocoa.”

Harper says Mondelez markets a variety of Oreo products as “always” being made with “real cocoa.” But that advertising is false and deceptive, she said, because “real” cocoa is produced...

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