Sanderson Poultry Hit With Suit On '100% Natural' Claim

Law360, New York (June 23, 2017, 7:04 PM EDT) -- Chicken producer Sanderson Farms falsely advertises its chicken products as “100% natural” and misleads consumers about how the animals are raised by concealing the presence of antibiotics and other drugs in its chickens, three nonprofits alleged Thursday in California federal court. 

Sanderson products tested in 2015 and 2016 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service were found to contain synthetic drug residues in 49 instances, the Organic Consumers Association, Friends of the Earth and the Center for Food Safety alleged in their...
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