Suit Says Del Monte Labels Make Misleading Health Claims

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 8:11 PM EDT) -- Del Monte Corp., one of the world's largest producers of food products, was slapped with a proposed class action in California federal court Thursday accusing it of mislabeling products and misleading consumers about the nutritional content and quality of some of its fruit and vegetable products.

Lead plaintiff Michael Kosta argues in his complaint that, among other things, Del Monte falsely markets its canned tomato products, FreshCut vegetable products, and Fruit Naturals products in furtherance of a "health and wellness strategy" designed to drive up sales,...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Kosta v. Del Monte Corporation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Laurel Beeler

Date Filed

April 4, 2012

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.