In August 2020, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Family Dollar Stores for allegedly misleadingly advertising that the flavor in Eatz Smoked Almonds comes from being smoked when, according to plaintiffs, the ingredients list reveals that the flavor comes from an added ingredient (specifically, Natural Smoke Flavor). (Bynum et al v. Family Dollar Stores, Inc.
, Case No. 20-cv-6878, S.D.N.Y.)
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