Whole Foods Hit With Suit For Overcharging NY Customers

Law360, Los Angeles (July 27, 2015, 2:12 PM EDT) -- Whole Foods Market Inc. has been hit with a putative class action in New York federal court alleging that it systematically overcharged consumers for prepackaged products by overstating their weight.

A customer exits a Whole Foods store in Manhattan on Monday. (Credit: Law360) "Plaintiff and consumers purchasing these items pay the labeled price on the specific item and they do so with the reasonable expectation that the product weight prominently identified on the front of the package is accurate," the lawsuit says. "However, Whole Foods customers...
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