The Marketing for Welch’s Fruit Snacks

December 2017: The claims of the other named plaintiff (Atik) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed with prejudice and the claims of the putative class members were dismissed without prejudice.

November 2017: The claims of one of the named plaintiffs (Lau) were voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. The named plaintiff’s claims were dismissed with prejudice and the claims of the putative class members were dismissed without prejudice.

2015: A false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against Welch Foods for allegedly misrepresenting the fruit content and nutritional and health qualities of Welch’s Fruit Snacks. Specifically, the complaint claims that the snacks contain significant amounts of fruits and are nutritious and healthier than similar products when, according to the plaintiffs, the snacks contain small amounts of fruits and are “no more healthful than candy.” According to the complaint, two of the first three ingredients are added sweeteners. (Atik et al v. Welch Foods, Inc. et al, Case No. 15-cv-5405, E. D. NY.)

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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.

When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.

When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.

When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.

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