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Sargento ‘No Antibiotics’ Cheese Label Suit Voluntarily Dropped

Jan. 13, 2022, 6:03 PM

Two consumers who alleged Sargento Foods Inc. deceptively marketed dozens of cheese products as free from antibiotics have dropped their individual claims following a resolution, according to documents filed in a federal court in California.

Quynh Phan and Leah West alleged in a proposed class suit that Sargento’s “No Antibiotics” representations were deceptive because the cheese is produced with milk from cows that received antibiotics.

Phan filed the initial complaint in December 2020. Last June, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California allowed some of Phan’s claims to advance but said the Californian could represent only California ...

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