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Whole Foods facing class-action suit over honey graham cracker ingredients

Reuters 02/03/2021

A federal judge ruled yesterday that Whole Foods must defend itself against a class-action lawsuit that alleges the Amazon.com-owned grocery chain deceived shoppers about its 365 Organic Honey Graham Crackers. The suit alleges that the words “honey” and “graham” on the box misled consumers into thinking the crackers, for example, used honey instead of sugar as a sweetener when that isn’t the case. “It is not implausible that consumers would understand the words on the box to say what they mean,” U.S. District Judge Gregory Woods wrote in his decision.

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