In July 2020, a class-action lawsuit
was filed against Pacific Foods of Oregon for allegedly deceptively marketing Pacific Foods Vanilla Hemp Plant-Based Beverage as containing vanilla without adequately disclosing that the beverage also contains artificial flavors that imitate the flavor of vanilla. (Weintz et al v. Pacific Foods of Oregon, LLC
, Case No. 20-cv-5385, S.D.N.Y.)
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