Dreyer's Falsely Marks 'All Natural' Ice Cream, Suit Says

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 7:20 PM EDT) -- Nestle SA subsidiary Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc. was hit with a putative class action in California federal court on Tuesday contending that it falsely labels many of its ice cream products as all natural.

Named plaintiff Skye Astiana alleges the all-natural claims are prominently made on DGIC's Dreyer's, Haagen-Dazs and Edy's ice cream products to cultivate a wholesome and healthful image that are false because they contain alkalized cocoa processed with potassium carbonate — a man-made, synthetic ingredient.

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Case Title

Astiana v. Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream, Inc.


Case Number

3:11-cv-02910

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

June 14, 2011

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