Safeway Hit With Calif. Action Over Recall Warnings

Law360, New York (February 3, 2011, 1:51 PM EST) -- Safeway Inc. has been hit with a putative consumer class action that claims the grocery chain should have used customer loyalty card information to contact and inform shoppers who purchased recalled foods.

With the backing of advocacy group the Center for Science in the Public Interest, two Safeway shoppers who allegedly bought recalled foods filed a complaint Wednesday in the Superior Court of California, County of Alameda.

One plaintiff, Dee Hensley-Maclean of Montana, claims that she purchased purchased peanut butter crackers and Nutter Butter sandwich cookies...
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