FDA's action on evaporated cane juice results in class action dismissal
Tuesday April 01 2014
A federal court dismissed a class action suit against beverage companies last month after FDA announced March 5 it was revisiting the use of the term "evaporated cane juice" (ECJ) on food labels (see FCN March 6, 2014, Page 13).
Last March, a plaintiff brought the class action suit against Odwalla, Inc., and The Coca-Cola Company, alleging their beverages and snack bars violate California's Sherman Law and FDA labeling rules because the ECJ-listed products fail to state that the sweetener is sugar or syrup.
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