Thursday, 10 February 2011

Nutella are facing a class-action lawsuit in the United States



Is Nutella REALLY not healthy?!?
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Written by Andreas von der Heydt   

The makers of the hazelnut-spread Nutella are facing a class-action lawsuit in the United States over ads that claim the chocolaty product is “nutritious” and part of a “healthy breakfast.”

In her statement of claim, plaintiff Ms. Hohenberg - mother of a four-year-old - says she was “shocked to learn” from friends “that Nutella was in fact not a ‘healthy,’ ‘nutritious’ food but was instead the next best thing to a candy bar.” Well, one could ask if is she has not been reading the product´s labels?
 According to the Wall Street Journal’s website, Ferrero USA declined to comment on the lawsuit specifically. But a spokeswoman, Elise Titan, said “We stand behind the quality and ingredients of Nutella hazelnut spread and the advertising of our product”
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