A Tale Of 2 Meats

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- In two different cases companies have been accused of making false statements about their meat products.

A class action was filed in a Florida federal court against Kraft Foods Inc. and Hormel Foods Corp., in which the plaintiffs allege that the fat-free-percentage claims on deli meat products are deceptive.

Labels on Kraft Foods’ Oscar Mayer deli meats and Hormel Foods’ Natural Choice-brand products state the products range from 95 to 98 percent fat free.

However, the suit alleges that in some instances the meats actually contain...
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