Coke Faces Class Action Over Juice's Brain-Support Claims

Law360, New York (November 14, 2014, 7:12 PM EST) -- The Coca-Cola Co. was hit with a proposed class action lawsuit in California federal court alleging that the labelling on its Minute Maid Pomegranate Blueberry 100% Fruit Juice Blend falsely claims that the juice boosts brain power.

The plaintiff, San Diego resident Tom Browne, said that Coca-Cola violates California’s unfair competition law and Consumers Legal Remedies Act by claiming on the juice label that five nutrients in the juice “support” the brain. Browne said that there is strong scientific evidence that one of the nutrients — algal DHA, a omega-3 fatty acid — does not support the brain and even if...

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California Southern

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Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


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November 12, 2014

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