Jelly Belly Mislabeled Its Sport Beans Candy, Suit Says

Law360, San Francisco (March 28, 2017, 3:13 PM EDT) -- A group of consumers have hit Jelly Belly Candy Co. with a proposed class action alleging it deceptively labeled its Sport Beans candy products as containing “evaporated cane juice” instead of sugar after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found the phrase was misleading.

Lead plaintiff Jessica Gomez filed the suit in San Bernardino Superior Court in February, claiming the candymaker’s labels violate federal and state food labeling statutes. The suit was later removed to the Central District of California and on Monday it was assigned...
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