Manufacturers, Be Sure To Read These Tea Leaves

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 12:57 PM EDT) -- In November 2012, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California certified a class of consumers who purchased certain brands of iced tea beverages labeled “100% Natural” or “All Natural” despite allegedly containing high levels of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and citric acid. Ries v. AriZona Beverages USA LLC, 287 F.R.D. 523 (N.D. Cal. 2012).

The plaintiffs successfully argued that a class claiming the iced tea manufacturers violated California consumer protection statutes[1] should be certified because all class members were exposed to allegedly...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.