Kraft Wheat Thins Not 100% Whole Grain, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 9, 2012, 1:14 PM EDT) -- Kraft Foods Inc. and subsidiary Nabisco Inc. were hit Thursday with a putative class action by consumers in California state court accusing the companies of deceiving customers by falsely promoting a version of Wheat Thins crackers as containing 100 percent whole grain.

By emphasizing the phrase in its packaging and marketing, including naming that particular version of the snack “Wheat Thins 100% Whole Grain Crackers,” the companies illegally tricked consumers into believing the product contained nothing but whole grain although 28 percent of each serving included...
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