Various Parmesan Cheese Products

June 2016: This case was transferred to a multidistrict litigation (MDL) to be heard with similar lawsuits. To learn more about the MDL, click here.

March 2016: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Target, Kraft Heinz Foods Company, and Walmart Stores for allegedly deceptively marketing various brands of parmesan cheese products – including Kraft’s, Walmart’s Great Value, and Target’s Market Pantry – as containing “100% grated Parmesan Cheese” when such claims are false. According to the complaint, Walmart’s and Kraft’s parmesan cheese products contain a substantial amount of fillers and Target’s products contain no parmesan cheese. (Hara et al v. Target Corporation, Kraft Heinz Foods Company, and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Case No. 16-cv-686, D. MN.)

For more information about other class-action lawsuits regarding parmesan cheese products and TINA.org’s coverage of the product, click here.

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