Unilever Seeks Approval Of Trans Fat Settlement

Law360, New York (June 7, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A Unilever PLC unit and plaintiffs in two proposed class actions on Monday urged a California federal court to grant final approval to a reworked settlement of allegations that the company touted trans fat-filled margarines as healthy.

If approved, the settlement would resolve a pair of lawsuits accusing Unilever US Inc. of marketing its I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, Country Crock and other brands of cholesterol-free margarines as good for cardiovascular health, although each contains what the plaintiffs argue are dangerously high levels of trans...
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Case Information

Case Title

Evangeline Red et al v. Unilever United States, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


James Ware

Date Filed

January 27, 2010

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