Class Action

Nerds, Runts, and Other Candies

Class Action

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 artificial flavors when, according to plaintiffs, they contain the synthetic ingredient malic acid. (Gruber et al v. Ferrara Candy Co., Case No. 19-cv-4700, N. D. IL.)

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TINA.org Reports Meal Kit Giant HelloFresh to FTC

MADISON, CONN. June 22, 2022 While millions of Americans struggle with rising food prices and empty store shelves, meal kit retailer HelloFresh advertises “delicious meals delivered to your door,” enticing consumers…


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