26 Aug '11, 4pm

ConAgra Sued Over ‘Natural’ Claims

A law firm is inviting consumers to submit claims against companies using the term “natural” on their foods, as the attorneys pursue a class-action lawsuit against ConAgra. Milberg LLP filed suit against the food giant in June, saying that the company’s Wesson oil contains genetically modified ingredients and therefore doesn’t qualify as “natural,” Grist reports. On its website , Milberg is now inviting consumers to apply to make a “free genetically modified organisms claim evaluation.” The page doesn’t mention Con-Agra by name, and actually cites food products by several manufacturers. “Indeed, many companies selling GMO products target health and environmentally-conscious consumers by labeling them as ‘natural,’ even though they are composed of GMOs,” the site says. “For example, Kix cereal, Wesson oil, Pam spray, and Frito Lay chips all claim ’100% Natural’ on their pac...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/08/26/conagra-sue...

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