‘No Sugar Added’ Claims Vex 9th Circ. In Juice Labeling Suits

Law360, San Francisco (April 19, 2017, 10:56 PM EDT) -- A Ninth Circuit panel heard arguments Wednesday in separate putative class actions against Mott's and Ocean Spray on claims they promised juice products had “no sugar added,” tackling thorny food labeling questions like how buyers can show that a class had a shared understanding of what a label means.

Mohammed Rahman’s putative class action alleged the “no sugar added” label on Mott’s LLP’s 100 percent apple juice misled California consumers into believing it had fewer calories than competing juices. His attorney Robert K. Friedl of Capstone...
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Case Title

Mohammed Rahman v. Mott's LLP


Case Number

15-15579

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4370 Other Fraud

Date Filed

March 26, 2015


Case Title

Noelle Major v. Ocean Spray Cranberries


Case Number

15-15880

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3890 Other Statutory Actions

Date Filed

April 30, 2015

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