Kellogg's Cereal Buyers Get Cert. In False Ad Row Over Sugar

By Dorothy Atkins (August 20, 2018, 5:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday certified three classes of Golden State consumers who claim Kellogg falsely advertises its Raisin Bran, Frosted Mini-Wheats and Smart Start cereals as healthy when they're actually loaded with added sugar.

In a 51-page order granting a motion for class certification in part, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh found that the allegations that Kellogg misled consumers about the sugar content of its cereals can be resolved on a class-wide basis. However, Judge Koh refused to certify a similar class of consumers who bought Nutri-Grain soft-baked breakfast bars.

"The court concludes that, contrary to Kellogg's view, plaintiff properly...

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