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A vegan man claims Burger King cooked Impossible Whopper alongside meat

November 19, 2019 by


by Hollie Silverman A man is suing Burger King because the meatless Impossible Whopper is cooked on the same grill as meat products, the lawsuit alleges. The class action lawsuit, filed Monday in the Southern District of Florida, claims that although the burger chain advertises its vegan option as meat-free, it is contaminated by meat […]

Jelly Belly sued by woman claiming she didn’t know jelly beans contain sugar

May 24, 2017 by


 (iStock) When it comes to food, it turns out you can sue over just about anything these days. A California woman is suing the makers of Jelly Belly jelly beans, claiming she was tricked into believing one of the company’s candy products was free of sugar. The plaintiff, Jessica Gomez of San Bernadino County, first […]

Dunkin’ Donuts franchises settle ‘butter’ lawsuit with Massachusetts man

April 3, 2017 by


A Dunkin’ Donuts customer has settled his lawsuits with a few franchise owners over their use of butter substitutes in place of actual butter. Jan Polanik, who lives near Worcester, Mass., brought the suits against the Dunkin’ Donuts owners after he learned they were serving him a “margarine or butter substitute” on his bagels — […]

Safeway Class Plaintiffs Must Try Again

July 2, 2015 by


Customers who sued Safeway for failing to notify them of food recalls lack standing because they didn’t buy any of the recalled food, a federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg dismissed the putative class action on June 29, with leave to amend. Lead plaintiff Dee Hensley-Maclean sued Safeway in March 2011, under California’s […]

Schnucks sued over E. coli outbreak

November 7, 2014 by


by Doug Powell A woman from St. Charles County is seeking damages from Schnucks and three companies in its supply chain after suffering kidney failure and long-term health problems from an E. coli bacterial infection linked to romaine lettuce sold at the Arsenal Street store in St. Louis, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in […]