ConAgra Gets Deceptive-Labeling Class Action Pared

Law360, Los Angeles (December 18, 2012, 9:00 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday dismissed the bulk of the plaintiffs’ claims in a class action alleging ConAgra Foods Inc. violated federal law and misled consumers with deceptive labeling that made products like PAM cooking spray seem healthier than they are.

Monday’s ruling marked a setback for the plaintiffs, who will be forced to replead claims that ConAgra violated California’s Unfair Competition Law, False Advertising Law and Consumer Legal Remedies Act. They say that ConAgra, a food giant with $12 billion in annual revenue, misled...
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Jones v. ConAgra Foods, Inc.


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3:12-cv-01633

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California Northern

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Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

April 2, 2012

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