Class Action

Cheez-It Whole Grain Crackers

Class Action

Cheez-It Whole Grain Crackers

December 2018: The Second Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the district court’s dismissal of this case concluding that plaintiffs plausibly alleged that whole grain labels would mislead reasonable consumers. The case was remanded for further proceedings.

June 2017: The plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal of this suit.

May 2017: A federal judge dismissed this lawsuit finding that plaintiffs failed to state a claim because the packaging would not mislead reasonable consumers.

May 2016: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Kellogg Company for allegedly falsely marketing Cheez-It Whole Grain crackers as “MADE WITH WHOLE GRAIN” when the primary ingredient in the crackers is enriched white flour. (Mantikas et al v. Kellogg Company, Case No. 16-cv-2552, E. D. NY.)

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