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Food & Beverage Cases To Watch In 2018

Law360, New York (January 1, 2018, 3:04 PM EST) -- Food manufacturers that tout their products’ healthfulness will remain a subject of scrutiny in 2018, with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration finally expected to offer up regulatory guidance on the use of words like “healthy” and “natural” on packaging. Also in 2018, more foodborne-illness suits may reach a jury, diet soda makers will get dragged into proposed class actions and slack-fill suits may see some closure.

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Case Title

IN RE: KIND LLC "HEALTHY AND ALL NATURAL" LITIGATION


Case Number

1:15-md-02645

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

Judge

William H. Pauley, III

Date Filed

August 10, 2015


Case Title

Geffner et al v. The Coca-Cola Company


Case Number

1:17-cv-07952

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Louis L. Stanton

Date Filed

October 16, 2017


Case Title

Manuel et al v. Pepsi-Cola Company


Case Number

1:17-cv-07955

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

Paul A. Engelmayer

Date Filed

October 16, 2017


Case Title

Excevarria et al v. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. et al


Case Number

1:17-cv-07957

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Fraud

Judge

George B. Daniels

Date Filed

October 16, 2017

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