Kraft Asks Judge To Quash Wheat Thins Mislabeling Suit

Law360, New York (June 25, 2012, 3:53 PM EDT) -- Kraft Foods Global Inc. and subsidiary Nabisco Inc. pushed back Friday against a consumer class action alleging that a version of Wheat Thins crackers was falsely advertised as containing 100 percent whole grains, telling a California federal judge the claims were preempted by federal standards.

The food manufacturing giants contended that any state law claims made by the proposed class should be superseded by federal labeling standards since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allows companies to use the “100 percent whole grain” label even if...
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Evelyn O. Garcia v. Nabisco, Inc. et al


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2:12-cv-04272

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California Central

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R. Gary Klausner

Date Filed

May 15, 2012

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