CATrends: What the Fudge?
Lawsuits allege brownie brands and others lack the essential dairy ingredients to call their products fudge.
CATrends: Graham Crackers Made with White Flour
Class-action lawsuits allege these snacks are graham crackers in name only.
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing the product as “sweet cream” when it actually contains artificial cream
Keebler Fudge Stripes Minis Cookies
Allegations: Misleadingly advertising that cookies are made with real fudge when they contain ingredients not found in fudge
Keebler’s Fudge Mint WhooPSY! Fudge Stripes
Allegations: Misleadingly marketing that cookies are made with real fudge and mint when they aren’t
Boxes of Raisinets, Sno Caps, Nerds and Other Candies
In May 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Nestle USA and Ferrara Candy Company for allegedly deceptively using You know when you buy a big bag of chips, and…
Boxes of Jujyfruits® Candy
July 2019: The appeal was dismissed for failure to prosecute. (Case No. 18-17269, 9th Cir.) November 2018: An objector filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the approval of the settlement.…
Nerds, Runts, and Other Candies
In July 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ferrara Candy Company for allegedly falsely advertising that its candies – including Nerds, Runts, and Everlasting Gobstoppers – do not contain…
February 2019: A federal judge preliminarily approved a proposed settlement agreement. According to its terms, the company agreed, for a period of two years, to remove the phrase “No Artificial…
Keebler Graham Cracker Products
In February 2019, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Sales Company for allegedly falsely marketing that the main flour ingredient in original, honey, and cinnamon Graham Crackers and fudge-covered…
Nutella & Go!
February 2019: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 19-cv-622, N. D. CA.) December 2018: A class-action complaint was filed against Ferrero USA for allegedly deceptively packaging Nutella…
In July 2014, an appellate court affirmed a district court’s approval of a settlement of a class-action lawsuit against Ferrero USA, the manufacturer of Nutella, for allegedly misleadingly advertising Nutella…