In February 2021, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Nestlé USA, Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising that the flavoring ingredient in Coffee Mate Natural Bliss Oat Milk Creamer is vanilla when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list shows that the product contains unspecified “Natural Flavor” and testing shows that the vanilla flavor comes from an artificial ingredient. (Suriano et al v. Nestlé USA, Inc.
, Case No. 21-cv-717, N.D. Ill.)
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