Target, Publix Tell 7th Circ. Door Closed In '100% Cheese' Suit

Law360 (May 15, 2020, 6:25 PM EDT) -- Target Corp. and Publix Super Markets Inc. have told the Seventh Circuit that customers who claim they were deceived by "100% grated Parmesan cheese" labels missed their chance to appeal after a district court rightly threw out the false labeling suit.

The companies said Thursday that the district court had correctly removed them twice from multidistrict litigation targeting them and other retailers for allegedly deceiving the class led by customer Ann Bell by labeling their shelf-stable cheeses as "100%" Parmesan.

A Publix grated cheese label, noting the ingredients list. (Court documents) No matter the merits, Bell missed by more than half...

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