Trader Joe's Soy Milk Doesn't Flout FDA Rules, Judge Says
By Jody Godoy (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...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!