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General Mills scoffs at lawsuit alleging cereals aren't healthy

Quinten Plummer Oct. 14, 2016, 11:39am

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) -- General Mills has written off a lawsuit brought by two individuals who filed a class action lawsuit, accusing the company of promoting its cereals as healthy and nutritious while loading them up with sugar.

Proposed Nature's Way coconut oil class action moves forward

Andrew Burger Oct. 3, 2016, 8:15am

A California federal judge denied most, but not all, of motions to dismiss and strike a proposed class action lawsuit on Aug. 12 that claimed Nature's Way falsely labeled and advertised its coconut oil as healthy.

Texas attorney hit with unsolicited call from firm over IVC litigation files class action

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 6, 2016, 1:43pm

Plaintiff John R. MacLean filed his lawsuit against defendants Arentz Law Group and The Johnston Law Group in Texas federal court last week. He contends the firms are ignoring laws on soliciting clients.

FDA guidelines state the term 'evaporated cane juice' is misleading

Alexandra Watson Jul. 20, 2016, 10:22am

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently weighed in on food companies that listed evaporated cane juice as an ingredient in their products.

Salmonella case brings corporate culpability into focus

Brent Zell Jul. 18, 2016, 9:17am

ST. LOUIS (Legal Newsline) – The question of supervisory liability was recently raised in an appeals court case concerning salmonella in eggs.

FDA announces new nutrition label regulations

Dawn Geske Jun. 22, 2016, 8:36am

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced new rules regarding the nutrition fact panels on all food products sold in the U.S.

What is 'healthy?' FDA to re-consider meaning of term

Sean Fowler May 25, 2016, 9:48am

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Legal Newsline) – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is re-evaluating the meaning of the term "healthy" for use on food labels.