World News – CA – Canada Dry to Pay $ 200,000 in Court Settlement After BC Man Questions ‘Made From Real Ginger’ Slogan

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Class action lawsuit against manufacturers of Canada Dry ginger ale settled for $ 200,000

In BC the man alleged that the advertising slogan « Made from Real Ginger » was misleading because the product did not contain ginger

In September last year, the complainant filed a notice of application « to concede that Canada Dry Ginger Ale contains small amounts of ginger derivatives, » according to the ruling

Court documents indicate that Canada Dry Mott’s Inc has agreed to pay $ 200,000 and over $ 18,000 in disbursements, but « expressly denies its responsibility and is under no obligation to change its labeling or advertising for products marketed in Canada »

About $ 100,000 of the settlement will cover legal fees, although lawyers spent over $ 220,000 to research and plead the case The rest of the settlement will go to the Law Foundation of British Columbia

« I am afraid that an indemnity under which lawyers receive more than the amount paid on behalf of their collective class of clients may be viewed as adverse by the public, ”Judge Karen Douglas wrote

Ginger ale has long been considered a home remedy for an upset stomach, but dietitians say that the high sugar content in ginger ale can actually make you feel worse, especially if you have it. drink too much

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World News – CA – Canada Dry to pay $ 200,000 in court settlement after BC man questions slogan « Made from real ginger »


SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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