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Consumer Suit Follows Recall of Chobani Yogurt

Sept. 16, 2013, 9:10 PM

Greek yogurt producer Chobani Inc. is liable for economic damages to consumers who bought recalled yogurt that contained an allegedly harmful strain of mold, according to a proposed class suit filed Sept. 9 in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California (Green v. Chobani Inc., S.D. Cal., No. 13-2106).

Chobani issued a formal recall of certain Greek yogurt Sept. 5 after receiving reports of customers becoming sick after eating various flavors. Affected yogurt has a manufacturing code of “16-012” and a “best by” date between Sept. 11, 2013, and Oct. 7, 2013, the complaint said. ...