Whole Foods Didn’t Mislead Bread Buyers, Judge Rules
The bread may not have been fresh, but a judge says consumer arguments were half-baked.
Whole Foods can cross two legal issues off its list this week. Reuters reports that U.S. District Judge Joseph Irenas has dismissed two lawsuits against the popular grocer and asparagus water peddler, as well as Wegmans Food Markets, and Acme Markets over claims the stores mislead customers with their labeling of baked goods.
According to the court filings consumers said the stores presented reheated, pre-made baked goods as “Made In House” or “Baked Fresh in Our Oven.” Par-baked bread has been partially baked, as the name…