Wesson Oils

May 2020: The First Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court’s dismissal of the complaint and remanded the case for further proceedings. To read the decision, click here. (Lee et al v. ConAgra Brands, Inc. et al, Case No. 17-2131, 1st Cir.)

November 2017: The named plaintiff filed a Notice of Appeal regarding the dismissal.

October 2017: A federal judge dismissed this action for failure to state a claim determining that the labeling conforms with FDA policy.

2017: A class-action lawsuit filed against ConAgra Foods and several supermarkets alleging that Wesson Vegetable Oil, Wesson Canola Oil, Wesson Corn Oil, and Wesson Best Blend are advertised as “Pure & 100% Natural” when, according to the complaint, the oils contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and unnatural ingredients. The complaint was transferred to federal court in June and amended in July. (Lee et al v. ConAgra Foods, Inc. et al, Case No. 17-cv-11042, D. Mass.)

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