ConAgra Wesson Cooking Oil
October 2017: The Supreme Court denied the petition.
April 2017: ConAgra Foods filed a Petition for a Writ of Certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case.
January 2017: The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court’s decision to certify the class for monetary relief.
February 2015: The court denied class certification to the injunctive relief classes (i.e., the classes seeking changes to marketing) because the named plaintiffs did not show that they have standing (i.e., a proper basis) to represent such classes, but certified various classes seeking monetary relief. To read the full decision and learn more about the certified classes, click here.
September 2014: Plaintiffs’ filed a renewed motion for class certification.
2011: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against ConAgra Foods, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly labeling its Wesson brand cooking oils – including Wesson Vegetable Oil, Wesson Canola Oil, Wesson Corn Oil, and Wesson Best Blend – as “100% Natural” when, according to the plaintiffs, the oils are made from unnatural, genetically-modified organisms. (In re: ConAgra Foods, Inc., Case No. 11-cv-05379, C.D. CA.).
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When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.