Cheerios “Gluten-Free” Claims
Late 2015: Three class-action lawsuits were filed against General Mills (two in October 2015 and one in December 2015) for allegedly falsely labeling Cheerios and Cheerios Honey Nut Cereals as “Gluten Free” when the cereals actually contain gluten. For more information about each case, click on the case information below.
- van Lengen et al v. General Mills, Inc., General Mills Sales, Inc., General Mills Operations, LLC, Roxanne Ornelas and Does 1-50, Case No. 2:15-at-01128, E. D. CA.
- Longo et al v. General Mills, Inc., Case No. 15-cv-6527, E. D. NY.
- Haddix et al v. General Mills, Inc., General Mills Sales, Inc., General Mills Operations, LLC, and Does 1-50, Case No. 15-cv-2625, E. D. CA.
For more information about other class-action lawsuits filed against General Mills and TINA.org’s coverage of the issue, click here.
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