One buyer is taking difficulty with the way in which Kellogg Co. is advertising its strawberry flavored Pop-Tarts.
Anita Harris has filed a $5-million-dollar lawsuit alleging the title “Frosted Strawberry Toaster Pastries,” is “false, deceptive, and misleading.”
In keeping with CNN, the category motion swimsuit additionally claims the elements within the product point out the product is more healthy than it’s.
She additionally means that the strawberry content material is diluted by the product’s “non-strawberry fruit elements” together with pears and apple.
CNN factors out that the product’s elements listing says Pop-Tarts comprise “2% or much less of wheat starch, salt, dried strawberries, dried pears and dried apples.”
Edgar Dworsky, shopper lawyer, informed the information outlet that “meals product labeling circumstances are sizzling now,” and pointed to different lawsuits with related context.
These embody allegations that Subway’s tuna accommodates no fish, or that Honey Bunches of Oats options little or no honey.
Says Dworsky, “How they in the end end up is a toss of a coin.”