A class action lawsuit has been filed against Kellogg’s and Kashi claiming that they mislabeled their products as free of artificial ingredients, all natural and/or contained nothing artificial when this was not really the case. The lawsuit is entitled Michael Bates v. Kashi Company, Kellogg Company et al, Class Action Case Number 11-CV-1967 H BGS.
Class members include anyone in the United States who purchased the Kashi products named in the lawsuit. The lawsuit also states that the products contained synthetic ingredients which were labeled by the FDA as prescription drugs and federally declared hazardous substances.
Some examples of the products in question are: Kashi GoLean Roll! All Natural Protein & Fiber Bars: Caramel Peanut, Chocolate Peanut, Chocolate Turtle, Fudge Sundae, Oatmeal Walnut; Kashi TLC All Natural Crunchy Granola Bars: Honey Toasted, Pumpkinspice Flax, Roasted Almond; and Kashi TLC All Natural Crackers: Mediterranean Bruschetta, Stoneground 7 Grain, Roasted Garlic & Thyme, Country Cheddar, Honey Sesame, Fire Roasted Vegetable, Asiago Cheese, Original 7 Grain, Natural Ranch. For a complete list please see the lawsuit link below.
The lawsuit is under the jurisdiction of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of California and a copy of the Kellogg & Kashi Class Action Lawsuit can be found HERE.