Almond Breeze Vanilla Almondmilk
September 2019: Two class-action lawsuits were filed against Blue Diamond Growers for allegedly misleadingly marketing Almond Breeze Vanilla Almondmilk as containing vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredient list does not include vanilla but rather discloses that the products contain unspecified “Natural Flavor.” Click on the links below to read each complaint.
- Cosgrove et al v. Blue Diamond Growers, Case No. 19-cv-8993, S.D.N.Y.
- Varelli et al v. Blue Diamond Growers, Case No. 19-cv-5259, E.D.N.Y.
Later in September, the Varelli case was voluntarily dismissed for undisclosed reasons. The Cosgrove case remains pending.
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