Mrs. Smith’s Frozen Apple Pie “Made with Real Butter” Claim Class Action

Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. appears to be aware that consumers value butter, as the complaint for this class action contends. Schwan’s makes a product under its Mrs. Smith’s brand, a frozen apple pie that it advertises as having a “Flaky Crust Made with Real Butter.” But the complaint alleges that this is misleading because the  Read more

Mrs. Smith’s Frozen Apple Pie

Mrs. Smith Frozen Apple Pie Contains Little “Real Butter” Class Action

The complaint for this class action spends a great deal of time explaining why pie crusts made with butter are superior to those made with vegetable oils. This is because the point of the class action is to bring suit about a Schwan’s Consumer Brands, Inc. product, Mrs. Smith’s frozen apple pie, which is marketed  Read more

Mrs. Smith’s Frozen Apple Pie

Entenmann’s “All Butter” Loaf Cake Contains Oil New York Class Action

According to this class action, Entenmann’s brand baked products come from the cheerfully-named Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. At issue in this case is Entenmann’s All Butter Loaf Cake, a pound cake whose name seems to promise that all the shortening in the product is butter. However, this is not true, the complaint says, because the  Read more

Box of Entenmann's All Butter Loaf Cake

Sara Lee Frozen Bakery “All Butter” Pound Cake New York Class Action

At issue in this case is a pound cake made by Sara Lee Frozen Bakery, LLC. The product is labeled as an “All Butter Pound Cake.” However, the complaint for this class action alleges that butter is not the only shortening used, as the ingredient list shows “soybean oil” as well.  Read more

A Sara Lee All-Butter Poundcake

Pepperidge Farm Texas Toast Tiny Butter Content Class Action

The package for Pepperidge Farm’s Texas Toast shows two thick slices of toasted bread with a yellow spread and parsley flakes, a fresh garlic clove and parsley leaf, pats of butter, and the words, “Made with real Garlic[,] Butter & Parsley.” It looks mouth-wateringly delicious—assuming, of course, that the yellow spread is butter. Unfortunately, the  Read more

Package of Pepperidge Farm Texas Toast

Bob Evans Mashed Potatoes Butter and Freshness Claims Class Action

Butter is once again popular, driven by the desire for natural foods and the idea that fats are not as bad for you as they once seemed. BEF Foods, Inc. advertises its Bob Evans mashed potatoes as being “Made with Real Milk & Butter” on the front of the packaging, but the complaint for this  Read more

Container of Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes

Mrs. Smith’s Pies Contain More Palm Oil Than Butter, Says Class Action

Plaintiff Shatequa Leguette bought a Mrs. Smith’s Original Flaky Crust Pie, and the label on the package read, “Made with Real Butter”. Unfortunately, according to the allegations in this class action, the label would have been more accurate if it had added, “…but mostly made with palm oil!” The ingredient label lists a “shortening butter  Read more