Specialty Food Co. Accused Of Selling Bogus 'Raw' Juice

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A group of consumers filed a class action against Hain Celestial Group Inc. in New York federal court on Monday, claiming the specialty food company had duped them into paying premium prices for “100% raw” and “unpasteurized” fruit and vegetable juice that was actually neither raw nor unpasteurized.

The lawsuit, filed by four plaintiffs from New York and California, says the products are marketed that way in an effort to sway health-conscious consumers and charge a premium price for the products.

The plaintiffs allege that the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Stark et al v. Hain Celestial Group, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

October 15, 2013

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