Graham Crackers

A federal court in New York ruled that a class action against Whole Foods relating to its alleged mislabeling of graham crackers may proceed. A woman claims she was deceived by a box of “Honey Graham Crackers” because graham is a type of whole-wheat flour, so she believed the crackers contained more of that flour than non-whole-grain flour. She also thought they were sweetened with honey rather than sugar.

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Mislabeled Prescription

A federal court in Pennsylvania denied a pharmaceutical packaging company’s request to dismiss a wrongful death suit relating to its mislabeling of a medication prescribed to prevent blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. A man took the wrong drug for several weeks, believing it to be his correct prescription, had a heart attack and died.

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