BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) - Three women are suing Kellog's, alleging it misrepresents certain of its crackers.
Kristen Mantikas of New York, Kristin Burns of California, and Linda Castle of California, individually and for all others similarly situated, filed a class action lawsuit May 19 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Kellogg Company, alleging unjust enrichment, violations of the New York General Business Law, violations of California's Business & Professions Code, and violation of California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act.
The suit alleges Kellogg falsely and misleadingly represents its Cheez-It whole grain crackers but the primary ingredient in these crackers is enriched white flour.
The plaintiffs and others in the class seek a jury trial, injunctive and equitable relief, declaratory relief, restitution and disgorgement, damages, interests, attorney fees, and other costs of the suit. They are represented by attorneys Michael R. Reese and George V. Granade of Reese LLP in New York, Maia Kats and William Thanhauser of the Center for Science in the Public Interest in Washington, D.C., and Steven A. Skalet and Craig L. Briskin of Mehri & Skalet in Washington.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York Case number 2:16-CV-02552-SJF-AYS