Facing false advertising lawsuits, Canada Dry drops claim it is ‘made from real ginger' - News Summed Up

Facing false advertising lawsuits, Canada Dry drops claim it is ‘made from real ginger'


Rather than go to trial to defend its ginger content, Canada Dry ginger ale will no longer claim to be “Made from Real Ginger,” as part of a proposed settlement to a series of U.S. class action lawsuits over false advertising. The company that makes the popular soft drink, Keurig Dr. Pepper, will also offer payments to people who purchased Canada Dry for personal use in the United States since 2013. The California judge cited internal company documents that suggested 30% of Canada Dry consumers who increased their consumption did so because of expected health benefits from real ginger. “In truth, DPSG’s soft drink is not made from real ginger,” reads the claim in New York District Court. The claims on packaging “deceive and mislead reasonable customers into believing that (Canada Dry is) made using ginger root — i.e.


Source: National Post January 12, 2019 02:26 UTC



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