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Judge Permits Suit Against Whole Foods Over “All Natural” Claim To Proceed
Posted on 26 Jun 2014 by DLA Piper

By Stefanie Jill Fogel and Mary B. Langowski A federal judge in California has given the go-ahead for most claims in a lawsuit against Whole Foods Market based on the retailer’s use of the term “all natural” to proceed. The suit,... Read More

Keller and Heckman: N.J. District Court Refuses to Dismiss False Advertising Suit
Posted on 12 Aug 2013 by Keller and Heckman LLP

On June 12, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey denied Tropicana’s motion to dismiss a false advertising suit. In Lynch v. Tropicana Products, Inc. , the plaintiffs alleged that the juice’s label falsely claimed that... Read More

Food Court Report: Consumers Can Challenge Certified Organic Products They Believe Contain Improper Ingredients
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

In Segedie v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. , [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: | Lexis Advance ], a trial court in the Southern District of New York held that plaintiffs had properly stated a claim of consumer fraud... Read More