Cheerios, Nature Valley Granola Products, and Lucky Charms
August 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against General Mills (and amended in October 2018) for allegedly misleadingly marketing Cheerios Toasted Whole Grain Oat Cereal, Nature Valley Granola Protein Oats n’ Honey, Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bars – Oat’s n’ Honey, and Lucky Charms as healthy by pointing out several healthy attributes of these products without disclosing that the products contain glyphosate, which, according to plaintiffs, is a carcinogen and widely used as an herbicide. (Paracha et al v. General Mills, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-7659, C. D. CA.)
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