April 11th, 2018
March 2018: The appeal was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. (Case No. 17-16817, 9th Cir.) September 2017: Plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the decision to grant summary judgment. May 2017: A federal judge granted Frito-Lay’s motion for summary judgment finding that the named plaintiffs did not establish
December 1st, 2017
September 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. August 2014: A federal judge granted in part and denied in part Frito-Lay’s motion to dismiss. The judge dismissed the “natural” claims finding that they were conclusory and did not plead why and how ingredients were unnatural. The judge also
December 1st, 2017
October 2015: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. May 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Frito-Lay North America for allegedly mislabeling several products, including Lay’s Honey Barbecue Potato Chips, Cheetos Puffs, Fritos Original Corn Chips, and several flavors of Tostito Tortilla Chips. Specifically, plaintiffs claim that
November 29th, 2017
November 2017: A federal judge granted final approval of the settlement agreement. August 2017: A federal judge granted preliminary approval of a settlement agreement. According to the settlement terms, the company agreed: Not to market the products at issue as “Made With All Natural Ingredients” or “natural” for a period of five years unless the
July 6th, 2017
A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Frito-Lay. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the company falsely markets Salt and Vinegar Flavored Potato Chips as being natural and containing no artificial flavors when, according to plaintiffs, the chips contain artificial flavors. The lawsuit was filed in state court in May 2017 and transferred to federal
June 19th, 2019
PepsiCo marketing team appears to botch translation.
May 8th, 2019
Courts weigh in on legal term.
January 26th, 2015
The commercials may be funny but don’t be fooled by some of the claims.
June 4th, 2012
You have probably seen the “0 grams trans fat” label on everything from spreads to chips at the supermarket. Trans fats are now known to raise your bad cholesterol, increasing your risk of stroke and heart disease. According to the American Heart Association, we should aim to keep our consumption of trans fat to no
April 24th, 2012
I love potato chips. The ruffled ones with a little onion dip – now that’s heaven. But though I love potato chips dearly, they only enter our house once a year, on Super Bowl Sunday. On this day, my kids and I plow through bags of fried potatoes until our fingers are so coated in