LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A consumer alleges that certain products made by The Organic Candy Factory do not contain ingredients represented on the packaging.
Liza Arabian filed a complaint on behalf of all others similarly situated and the general public on July 21 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California against The Organic Candy Factory and Does 1 through 10 alleging breach of contract, common law fraud and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that she purchased the defendant's Boysenberry, Blackberry and Raspberry Gummy Cubs candy in May believing the pieces contained those berry ingredients.
The plaintiff holds The Organic Candy Factory and Does 1 through 10 responsible because the defendants allegedly claim that their gummy candies contain peach, boysenberry, blackberry and raspberry despite knowing that the products do not actually contain those ingredients.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages, consequential damages, statutory damages of no less than $1,000, restitution, interest, all legal fees, enjoin the defendant and any other relief as the court deems just. She is represented by Hovanes Margarian of The Margarian Law Firm in Glendale, California.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California case number 2:17-cv-05410-ODW-PLA