Consumers Drop 'Cane Juice' Claims Against Odwalla

Law360, New York (May 19, 2017, 4:47 PM EDT) -- The lead plaintiff in a proposed consumer class action against The Coca-Cola Co. subsidiary Odwalla Inc. asked a California federal court Thursday to dismiss the case, effectively ending a yearslong dispute over the drink maker’s use of the term “evaporated cane juice” on product labels.

No settlement details or other rationale were provided in the two-page stipulation of voluntary dismissal with prejudice filed by plaintiff Robin Reese before U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who had on Feb. 13 rejected Odwalla’s argument that the U.S. Food and...
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