• On June 23, 2020, a plaintiff filed a complaint against Pret A Manger in the United States District Court Southern District of New York.  The lawsuit seeks to remedy the


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  • On February 11, 2020, Christopher Silva, a New York resident, filed a proposed class action lawsuit against Hornell Brewing Co. Inc., Arizona Beverages USA LLC, Beverage Marketing USA, Inc., and


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 Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Ingredients Not So ‘Simple,’ Buyers Say (subscription to Law360 required)

  • In a proposed statewide class of consumers who purchased Swiss Miss hot chocolate and similar products,


Continue Reading Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Alleges ‘Simply Cocoa’ and ‘Made With Real Cocoa’ are False and Deceptive Claims for Hot Chocolate That Contains Alkalized Cocoa

 LaCroix’s ‘Outraged’ Sanctions Bid in ‘Natural’ Suit Falls Flat (Subscription to Law360 required)

  • The named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit filed in Illinois last year (Rice v. National


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