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Employee alleges Haldez Brake Products Corp. terminated job because of consumer report

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – A Kansas City man alleges his employer terminated him because of information in his consumer report but failed to provide him with a copy of the report.

Coca-Cola files motion of reconsideration after ruling in orange juice flavoring case

The Coca-Cola Co. has filed a motion of reconsideration after the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri court granted a motion of class certification in a lawsuit over allegedly added flavors in orange juice.

Judge says reasonable consumer could be fooled by slack fill in Hot Tamales, Mike and Ike's

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Candy company Just Born Inc.’s attempt to dismiss a lawsuit over slack-fill techniques was denied by the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri, Central Division on July 21.

Slack-fill useful, maker of Hot Tamales and Mike and Ikes says in dismissal request

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – Candy manufacturer Just Born Inc. has filed a motion to dismiss a class action complaint filed against the company alleging it has violated Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act as well as the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

Hershey's files motion to dismiss lawsuit over amount of Reese's Pieces, Whoppers in boxes

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) – The Hershey Co. filed a motion to dismiss a class action lawsuit that was brought against the chocolate manufacturer and distributor over alleged false advertisement and violation of the Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act (MMPA).

Class action targets Just Born's candy products

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Legal Newsline) — Consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Just Born Inc., citing alleged false advertising and violations of the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and Missouri’s Merchandising Practices Act.