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Florida’s Natural Orange Juice Glyphosate Suit Out for Good

Jan. 15, 2019, 5:05 PM

Citrus World Inc. and Florida’s Natural Growers Inc. won’t have to face a proposed class suit alleging “Florida’s Natural” brand orange juice was misleadingly marketed because it contained trace amounts of the synthetic weedkiller glyphosate.

Alexandra Axon can’t state a plausible deception claim based on the name of the juice, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York said Jan. 14, dismissing the suit for good.

Other recent suits challenging the presence of glyphosate, including suits over Kellogg’s and Quaker Oats cereal products, haven’t focused on the word “natural,” but have alleged the manufacturers’ overall portrayal of ...

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