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Snack Packs of Chocolate Fudge Pudding

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Snack Packs of Chocolate Fudge Pudding

In June 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Conagra Brands for allegedly misleadingly marketing that its Snack Packs of Chocolate Fudge Pudding are “Made With Real Milk” when, according to the complaint, none of the ingredients in the pudding meet the FDA’s definition of “milk.” Instead, according to the plaintiffs, the pudding contains nonfat milk and palm oil, which is allegedly a cheaper and less nutritious replacement for the fat in milk. (Mena et al v. Conagra Brands, Inc., Case No. 20-cv-4505, S.D.N.Y.)

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Benecol Regular and Light Spreads

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ConAgra’s Parkay Spray

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Wesson Oils

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Wesson Oils

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Swiss Miss Simply Cocoa Dark Chocolate Hot Cocoa Mix

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La Choy Crispy Noodle Products

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Log Cabin Syrup

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Log Cabin Syrup

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Duncan Hines Blueberry Muffin Mix

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Duncan Hines Simple Mornings Muffin Mixes

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Conagra Foods Oil Products

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Conagra Foods Oil Products

May 2017: The stay was extended pending the outcome of another case against the company, Briseno v. ConAgra Foods. January 2015: This action was stayed pending the outcome of a…

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Fleischmann’s Simply Homemade® Baking Mixes

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Fat Free Enhanced Milks

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Crunch ‘n Munch

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Slim Jim® Snacks

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PAM Cooking Sprays

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Hunt’s Tomato Products

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Hunt’s Tomato Products

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Fleischmann’s Margarines and Vegetable Oil Spreads

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Chef Boyardee Food Products

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Chef Boyardee Food Products

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Marie Callender Baking Mixes

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The Packaging of Slim Jim® Products

September 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.. The reasons for the dismissal have not been disclosed. April 2015: A…

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Fleischmann’s Margarine and Vegetable Oil Spreads

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