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Pacific Foods of Oregon

March 2017: A federal judge dismissed the amended complaint finding that it failed to state a claim upon which relief can be granted. The dismissal was When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled..

August 2014: Plaintiffs filed an amended complaint making similar allegations.

July 2014: A federal judge dismissed the complaint because plaintiffs did not allege that they relied on the alleged misrepresentations. Plaintiffs have 14 days to file an amended complaint.

September 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc. for allegedly mislabeling its food products – including Pacific Foods All Natural Ultra Soy Vanilla, Organic Almond Original, Organic Almond Vanilla, and Organic Almond Chocolate non-dairy beverages, as well as Pacific Foods All Natural Poblano Pepper and Corn chowder – under California and federal regulations. Specifically, the plaintiffs claim that the Pacific Foods product labels deceptively state that the products contain “evaporated cane juice” instead of saying they contain “sugar” or “cane syrup.” (Swearingen et al. v. Pacific Foods of Oregon, Inc., Case No. 13-cv-04157, N.D. Cal.).

 


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Pacific Foods Vanilla Hemp Plant-Based Beverage

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Pacific Foods Vanilla Coconut Beverages

In January 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Pacific Foods of Oregon for allegedly falsely advertising that its Vanilla Organic Coconut Beverages are flavored exclusively with vanilla when, according…

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Pacific Foods Vanilla Almond Plant-Based Beverage

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Pacific Foods Non-Dairy Beverages

March 2017: After being transferred to another California court, a federal judge stayed (i.e., suspended the activity) this case until the FDA issues guidance on the use of the word…


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