Almond Milk Makers Duck Drinkers’ Bid For Label Change
Law360, New York (October 21, 2015, 5:23 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday refused to order Blue Diamond Growers and the maker of Silk Almond Milk to remove all references to almonds on their labels, holding that consumers claiming the products don't contain enough almonds aren't at risk for future harm.
In an order denying the consumers' request for an injunction, U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero said that while some judges have ruled that future injury isn’t necessary in consumer protection suits, the U.S. Supreme Court and the Second Circuit have held otherwise.
“In the instant action, plaintiffs do not have standing to seek injunctive relief because...
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