Yogurt Co. Can't Dodge Action Over 'Cane Juice' Label

Law360, Chicago (March 14, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday refused to toss a class action accusing Wallaby Yogurt Co. of duping consumers by saying its products contain “evaporated cane juice” rather than sugar, but also barred the plaintiffs from pursuing an injunction in the case.

While he denied the yogurt company’s motion to dismiss the case, finding the plaintiffs had stated a “plausible claim,” U.S. District Judge William H. Orrick said injunctive relief isn’t proper because the plaintiffs are in no danger of future harm.

The plaintiffs have plainly...
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