Unilever Escapes Most Claims In Butter Spray Class Action

Law360, New York (January 23, 2014, 1:53 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday chopped down most of a proposed class action accusing Unilever United States Inc. of falsely advertising its I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! spray as being zero-fat and zero-calorie, finding most of the claims are preempted by federal law.

Plaintiffs Kym Pardini and Carrie Wood claimed that ICBINB spray’s “0 Fat” and “0 Calorie” representations are false and misleading because the company set an artificially small serving size so that the calories and fat per serving can be rounded down...
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Pardini v. Unilever United States, Inc.


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3:13-cv-01675

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California Northern

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Other Statutory Actions

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Jeffrey S. White

Date Filed

April 12, 2013

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