GMO Free USA and al v. Pret A Manger

2018-CA-006750-B
September 21, 2018
Not judged
United States, Washington DC

Environmental NGOs, Consumer Protection Organizations
GMO Free USA, Organic Consumers Association, Beyond Pesticides
Pret A Manger, JAB Holding Company
Kim E. Richman

Civil court
Jury
Glyphosate
A statement that the attitude of Pret A manger violates the DC CPPA; an oder to correct the advertising and labelling of Pret A Manger.
Superior Court of the District of Colombia of Washington DC, United States
Court

The plaintiffs sue Pret A Manger for misleading advertising, because it describes its products as "Natural" even though they contain glyphosate. The ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) had already concluded this in April 2018.