GMOs In Mission Chips Not 'Natural,' Fla. Consumer Says
Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 3:32 PM EDT) -- A Florida woman launched a proposed class action against Mission-brand tortilla chip maker Gruma Corp. in Florida federal court Monday over the product's "all natural" claims, as the courts await a ruling from government regulators on whether the label can apply to genetically modified foods.
Plaintiff Nichole Griffith claims Gruma deceived consumers by promising its restaurant-style tortilla chips were natural despite the fact that they are allegedly made with genetically modified corn ingredients. Her suit comes on the heels of a California federal judge's decision to stay a similar action for six months in order to allow the U.S. Food and...
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