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Are “Reasonable Consumers” Free to Ignore Ingredient Lists?

Posted in False Advertising Claims

Manufacturers might assume that they can avoid false advertising claims by accurately disclosing a product’s ingredients on the ingredient label.  The Ninth Circuit held otherwise in a 2008 case involving Gerber’s “Fruit Juice Snacks.”  See Williams v. Gerber Products Co., 552 F.3d 934 (9th Cir. 2008).  Plaintiffs in Williams alleged that the product’s packaging was… Read More