California Federal Judge Tosses Partially Hydrogenated Oils Class Complaint
(January 5, 2016, 12:23 PM EST) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on Dec. 29 dismissed a class complaint against General Mills Inc. and General Mills Sales Inc. over the companies’ use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) with leave to amend but stayed the action pending the Food and Drug Administration’s determination of the food additive status of PHOs (Jennifer Red, et al. v. General Mills, Inc., et al., No. 15-2232, C.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 172671).
(Order available. Document #43-160108-011R.)
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