Consumer Seeks Class Cert. In Yoplait Yogurt Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2010, 2:56 PM EDT) -- A consumer has asked a judge to certify a proposed class action accusing Yoplait USA Inc. and its parent company General Mills Inc. of misleading the public about the digestive health benefits of Yoplait's Yo-Plus line of probiotic yogurt.

Jeremiah Johnson argued in a motion filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California that the class should be certified because the case asks a common question for every proposed class member — whether the “universally conveyed digestive health message is false...
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