Consumer Not Sweet On Sioux Honey's Pollen-Free Product

Law360, New York (March 15, 2012, 5:41 PM EDT) -- The nonpollen composition of Sioux Honey Association Cooperative's Sue Bee honey flies in the face of a Florida law that governs the sweetener’s ingredients, according to a proposed class action removed Wednesday to federal court.

Sunshine State resident Sheri Bowers last month filed suit saying that because Iowa-based Sioux Honey intentionally removed pollen from its product, it cannot be sold as honey. Florida’s administrative code states that “no pollen or constituent unique to honey may be removed except where unavoidable in the removal of foreign matter,”...
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Bowers v. Sioux Honey Association Cooperative


Case Number

1:12-cv-21034

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Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Marcia G. Cooke

Date Filed

March 14, 2012

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