Suit Says Haagen-Dazs Ice Cream Bars Mislead On Chocolate

Law360 (July 19, 2021, 6:08 PM EDT) -- The maker of Haagen-Dazs vanilla milk chocolate almond ice cream bars has been hit with proposed class Illinois federal claims that the company misleadingly packages the product without informing consumers that it contains ingredients inconsistent with those used to make milk chocolate.

Illinois consumer Lawrence Rice claimed Sunday that Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream Inc. unlawfully fails to inform consumers that it uses coconut oil as a substitute for some cacao beans used to make the chocolate in the vanilla milk chocolate almond ice cream bars it makes and sells under the Haagen-Dazs brand.

"Reasonable consumers expect chocolate to mean chocolate, not...

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