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Publix 100% Real Grated Romano Parmesan Cheese

Class Action

Publix 100% Real Grated Romano Parmesan Cheese

December 2016-February 2017: All three of these lawsuits were transferred to multidistrict litigation (MDL) to be heard together. For more information about the MDL, click here.

September and October 2016:
Three class-action lawsuits were filed against Publix Super Markets, Inc. for allegedly falsely marketing its “100% Real Grated Romano Parmesan Cheese” and “100% Real Grated Parmesan Cheese” as containing “100% Real” grated parmesan cheese when, according to plaintiffs, they actually contain significant amounts of fillers, such as cellulose (which is usually derived from wood pulp). To read the complaints, click the case information below.

For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding parmesan cheese products and TINA.org’s coverage of them, click here.

For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against Publix Super Markets and TINA.org’s coverage of the company, click here.


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100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Claims

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100% Grated Parmesan Cheese Claims

December 2020: The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal finding that average consumers are not likely to understand that the phrase 100% Grated Parmesan Cheese means that the…

Publix Toaster Pastries

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Publix Toaster Pastries

August 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled., the reasons for which have not been…


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