Consumer class actions

On Wednesday, the FDA issued guidance on the use of the phrase “evaporated cane juice” in order to “enhance consumers’ ability to make informed choices among sweeteners by promoting accurate and consistent labeling.” In an opinion that will have far-reaching

Sometimes, although it seems like not very often, California courts do find that consumer fraud cases are not appropriate for class certification. Take, for example, the decision that came down last week out of the Southern District of California.