Calif. Mother Seeks Class Cert. In Gerber False Ad Suit

By Joe Van Acker (October 27, 2015, 12:52 PM EDT) -- A mother claiming Gerber duped her into believing its Good Start Gentle baby formula could prevent her daughter from developing allergies asked a federal judge on Monday to certify a class covering thousands of Californians who have bought the formula since 2011.

Plaintiff Oula Zakaria said she's confident that class members would make themselves known through self-identification, but told the court that Gerber Products Co. has "stonewalled" her discovery efforts ever since she defeated the company's second attempt to dismiss her suit in July.

"On the eve of plaintiff's last day to file her motion for class certification, after months of refusing...

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