If It's Vegan, It's Not Butter, Proposed Class Action Says
Law360 (October 31, 2018, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A Long Island woman hit vegan creamery Miyoko's Kitchen with a proposed class action for fraud in New York federal court on Tuesday, calling the packaging of Miyoko's Cultured Vegan Butter an insidious attempt to "bask in dairy's halo" to the "detriment and impoverishment of plaintiff and class members."
Jasmine Brown, a resident of Suffolk County, said in Tuesday's complaint that the Cultured Vegan Butter's packaging uses "familiar terms to invoke positive traits — including the significant levels of various nutrients typically associated with real dairy foods."
The product's full name is "European Style Cultured Vegan Butter Organic," with the word...
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!