McDonald's Hit With Latest Suit Over Vanilla Ice Cream Flavor

By Mike LaSusa (September 18, 2020, 10:46 PM EDT) -- McDonald's Corp. is facing a proposed class action in California federal court claiming the company didn't give customers the real scoop about its soft serve, making the fast-food behemoth one of the largest targets of a series of false ad suits centering on vanilla-flavored ice cream products.

Named plaintiff Eugenia Harris sued McDonald's, alleging four counts of violations of California consumer protection laws. The Oakland-area resident is suing on behalf of herself and anyone who bought a vanilla soft serve ice cream, or a shake or other dessert containing it, since May 2014.

Harris says McDonald's duped her and other ice...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!