Blue Diamond Can't Shake Almond Milk Labeling Class Action
By David McAfee (October 3, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday rejected Blue Diamond Growers' bid to dismiss a putative class action brought by a consumer who says the company's "all natural" labels on almond milk products are deceptive and unlawful, finding that the argument for dismissal "misses the mark."
Named plaintiff Chris Werdebaugh filed suit in May 2012, on behalf of consumers who purchased Blue Diamond's allegedly mislabeled items, saying that the Blue Diamond's almond milk and other products that are represented as "all natural" actually contain chemical preservatives, synthetic chemicals, added artificial color and other artificial ingredients. The products also list "evaporated cane juice"...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!