Consumer Cries Foul Over 7-Eleven's Onion Snacks

Law360 (January 11, 2021, 7:17 PM EST) -- A proposed class of New York snackers sued 7-Eleven Inc. on Monday on claims the convenience store's "Yumions" contain no real onions, only onion powder and flavoring, despite a boast that it is a "crunchy onion snack."

Dave Socol, the lead plaintiff, told the court the product contains a depiction of a green onion as well as pictures of the product itself, which appear to be onion rings, and advertises itself as "crunchy onion snacks."

All this induces consumers into thinking the snacks are fried onion rings, according to the complaint, while in truth they are made primarily of corn meal...

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