Class Action

Open Nature 100% Natural Waffles

Class Action

Open Nature 100% Natural Waffles

January 2015: A federal judge dismissed the named plaintiff’s individual claims When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled. because the parties reached a settlement agreement. The settlement terms have not been disclosed. Class members’ claims were dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled..

September 2014: In dismissing parts of this class action, a federal judge narrowed the case to only those claims regarding statements made on the product label since that is all the named plaintiff alleged he read and relied on in making his purchase. Claims regarding marketing statements made elsewhere, such as Safeway’s website, were dismissed.

September 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Safeway, Inc. for allegedly falsely labeling its Open Nature 100% Natural Multi-Grain Waffles and Open Nature 100% Natural Homestyle Waffles as “100% Natural” when they actually contain the synthetic chemical preservative sodium acid pyrophosphate. (Richards et al. v. Safeway, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-04317, N. D. CA.).

 


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