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Chobani Less Sugar Greek Yogurts

January 13th, 2021

Allegations: Deceptively marketing yogurts as containing “45% Less Sugar Than Other Yogurts” when the company excludes other similar yogurts that contain non-nutritive sweeteners from the comparison and, when these types of yogurts are included, the products have only 25% less sugar


Chobani Vanilla Greek Yogurt

March 16th, 2020

In March 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Chobani for allegedly misleadingly advertising that vanilla is the exclusive flavoring ingredient in its vanilla Greek yogurt when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the yogurt contains more unspecified “natural flavors” than vanilla extract. (Ferreri et al v. Chobani, LLC, Case No. 20-cv-2161, S.D.N.Y.)


Tillamook Vanilla Greek Yogurt

March 3rd, 2020

In February 2020, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Tillamook County Creamery Association for allegedly misleadingly marketing that vanilla is the exclusive flavoring ingredient in Tillamook Lowfat Greek Yogurt when, according the complaint, the ingredients list shows that the yogurt contains more “Natural Flavor” than “Vanilla Beans.” Plaintiffs also claim that the vanilla beans in


Whole Foods 365 Everyday Plain Greek Yogurt Sugar Claims

December 14th, 2017

Multiple lawsuits filed against Whole Foods claiming that the company falsely labels its 365 Everyday Value Plain Greek Yogurt as containing 2 grams of sugar per serving when, according to the complaints, it actually contains at least 11 grams of sugar per serving were transferred to one court in Texas so the related claims can


Fage “Total 0%” Greek Yogurt Products

December 1st, 2017

December 2016: This action was voluntarily dismissed because the parties resolved the matter. More information about the reasons for the dismissal were not disclosed. June 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Fage Dairy Processing for allegedly intentionally misrepresenting to consumers that the Fage Greek yogurt products are healthier than they actually are. Specifically, plaintiffs


Chobani’s Greek Yogurt

July 25th, 2017

November 2016: After being consolidated with Clay v. Chobani, this action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal were not disclosed. June 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Chobani alleging that the company misleadingly advertises its Greek yogurt. Among other things, the complaint alleges that the company misleadingly markets yogurt as “Greek”


Several Varieties of Chobani Greek Yogurt

July 25th, 2017

November 2016: After being consolidated with Stoltz v. Chobani LLC, this action was voluntarily dismissed . The reasons for the dismissal were not disclosed. (Case No. 15-cv-4698, E. D. NY.) August 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Chobani for allegedly misleadingly labeling several varieties of its Greek Yogurt, including Fruit on the Bottom, Blended,


Chobani Greek Yogurt

May 11th, 2016

March 2016: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals vacated the district court’s dismissal of the amended complaint and sent the case back to the district court with an order to stay proceedings until the FDA completes its proceedings regarding the use of the terms “evaporated cane juice” and “natural” in food labeling. March 2014: After


General Mills Yoplait Greek Yogurt and Cabot Greek Yogurt

August 30th, 2012

Unhappy yogurt lovers filed class-action lawsuits against General Mills (in April 2012) and Cabot (in August 2012) for calling their products “Greek yogurt,” when they’re neither Greek nor yogurt.  According to the lawsuits, the products contain Milk Protein Concentrate (and, in the case of Cabot, Whey Protein Concentrate), neither of which are FDA-approved ingredients of


Dannon Brand Vanilla Yogurts

April 15th, 2020

April 2020: This case was dismissed because the parties reached a settlement agreement, the terms of which have not been disclosed. December 2019: The claims against Danone North America were dismissed and Danone US was substituted as the defendant. June 2019: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Danone North America for allegedly falsely marketing its


Lanham Act Gets A Makeover

April 7th, 2014

It took more than 12 years of litigation between Lexmark International and Static Control Components over toner and toner cartridges for the U.S. Supreme Court to quote these profound words from a 1929 Yale Journal piece: [t]here need be no competition in unfair competition,” just as “[t]here is no soda in soda water, no grapes


Chobani Yogurt

July 18th, 2013

Chobani Yogurt has come under scrutiny from an activist group over its use of GMOs. Green America is criticizing the yogurt manufacturer for using dairy from GMO-fed cows while using terms like “real” and “natural” in its advertising. According to Green America’s GMO Inside campaign press release: Greek yogurt, popular today for its high protein


Seeking the Truth in Food Labels

July 3rd, 2012

When cruising down the aisle of your favorite local supermarket, you may depend greatly on the packaging and labeling when deciding what food and beverage items or brands to buy.  You might expect the labels to be accurate and truthful but, unfortunately, they can often be misleading and deceptive. Names and Pictures Companies enjoy a



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