Post Says Sugar Isn't Toxic In False Ad Cereal Row

By Ryan Boysen (July 1, 2019, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Cereal giant Post wants to land a knockout blow in a proposed class action claiming its otherwise healthy cereals mislead consumers by not highlighting their added sugar, asking a California federal court to disqualify all five of the plaintiffs' expert witnesses and shut down the suit on summary judgment.

In an opening line that appeared on several motions filed Friday, Post said named plaintiffs Debbie Krommenhock and Stephen Hadley "have alleged an unusual theory, and an unusually difficult one to prove" in the proposed class action.

In a nutshell, the suit claims that by playing up its cereals' whole grain and...

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