Kellogg Sued Over Super Mario Snacks' Real Fruit Claims

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT) -- Kellogg Co. Inc. was hit Friday with a proposed class action alleging the company falsely advertised its Super Mario Fruit Snacks as being made with real fruit when in fact they contain apple puree and various chemicals and preservative additives.

Plaintiff Alicia Spevak said the fruit snacks’ packaging and advertising was designed to encourage consumers to buy them but also misled consumers about their true nature.

“The product merely contains [a minimal amount of] real fruit, if any at all, coupled with many unhealthy ingredients, chemicals...
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