Dole Can't Dodge Frozen Fruit Mislabeling Class Action

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday trimmed a proposed class action accusing Dole Food Co. Inc. of mislabeling its products as “all natural” and “low calorie,” finding the plaintiff can pursue claims over products he didn’t purchase, but not claims based on statements he didn’t view.

Plaintiff Chad Brazil alleges that Dole makes numerous representations concerning their frozen berry and other mixed fruit products — both on the products’ labels and on the company’s website — that are unlawful, as well as false and misleading, under federal...
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