Snapple claims its iced teas and juice drinks are “made from the best stuff on Earth.”
But some New Jersey residents say that’s not so, and they’re suing.
A federal court lawsuit that seeks class action status for Garden State residents who drank Snapple beverages over the past six years wants a judge to force Cadbury Schweppes to change its labeling and make millions of dollars in refunds to consumers.
At issue is high-fructose corn syrup, made from corn starch that is processed with enzymes to create glucose and fructose. That, the lawsuit claims, is hardly all-natural.
A company spokesman says all Snapple products meet legal packaging requirements, and says the company will fight the lawsuit.
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