Unilever Settles Suit Over Low-Cal Ice Cream Label

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 3:03 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has preliminarily approved a settlement resolving a consumer class action that accused Unilever of overstating the calorie reduction in its Breyers Smooth & Dreamy Ice Cream.

Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey gave the settlement, which calls for Unilever to modify the labeling of its reduced-calorie ice creams, the preliminary nod Tuesday.

Judge Chesler also preliminarily certified a nationwide class of all purchasers of Smooth & Dreamy ice cream products and other Unilever ice...
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