Trader Joe's Soy Milk Doesn't Flout FDA Rules, Judge Says
Law360, New York (December 2, 2015, 12:53 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday tossed a group of consumers' claim that Trader Joe's misleads shoppers into thinking “soy milk” is the same as cow's milk, in violation of U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules, but allowed them to go ahead with proposed class allegations over food additives and “evaporated cane juice.”
U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria said the consumers can go forward with allegations that the grocer didn't properly disclose certain additives in its products and that it deceptively used the word “evaporated cane juice” instead of sugar on ingredient lists. But they can't claim the chain's soy milk...
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