Almond Milk Maker Exaggerates Nut Content, Suit Says

By Steven Trader (July 14, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Blue Diamond Growers was hit with a putative class action Tuesday in a New York federal court alleging it purposely misrepresents its almond milk products as being made primarily from almonds, when in fact the products contain only 2 percent of the nut.

Named plaintiffs Tracy Albert and Dimitrios Malaxianis say they purchased the Almond Breeze branded almond milk under the impression that the product was healthy and primarily made from almonds, based on labels stating the product was "made from real almonds" as well as a picture of a handful of almonds on the side of its packaging and a...

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