Quaker Can't Call Cereal With GM Corn 'All Natural,' Suit Says

Law360, New York (June 20, 2012, 4:12 PM EDT) -- The Quaker Oats Co. was hit Tuesday with a putative class action in California court alleging that its Mother’s Natural line of cereals was wrongly marketed as “all natural” because it contains ingredients that were genetically modified, violating state unfair competition and false advertising laws.

The suit accuses Quaker of misleading consumers who want to buy natural and organic products and wrongly charging them a premium for an all-natural product because the line of corn-based Mother’s Bumpers cereals are derived from Monsanto Co. genetically modified organisms...
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