In October 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc. for allegedly deceptively marketing that its ginger sodas are made from real ginger when, according to the plaintiffs, the sodas do not contain real ginger but rather contain citric acid, preservatives, and natural flavors. (Erwin et al v. Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc. and Dr. Pepper/Seven Up Inc.
, Case No. 18-L-688, Illinois State Court – St. Clair)
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