Yoplait Yogurt Dispute Belongs Before The FDA, Judge Says

Law360, New York (December 10, 2012, 8:15 PM EST) -- A Minnesota federal court dismissed a class action Monday against General Mills Inc. and Yoplait USA Inc., saying an Illinois man’s claim that Yoplait’s Greek yogurt is “neither yogurt nor Greek” is a matter best resolved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

In her opinion, U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson said the FDA should settle the debate over what constitutes Greek yogurt and help put an end to the multitude of similar false advertising suits pending in other courts. She tossed the proposed class...
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