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Ben & Jerry’s Sued for Misleading Customers

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  • Ben & Jerry’s, loved by so many because of its environmentally friendly image, is being sued by Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which alleges its do-good reputation and marketing campaigns are all “smoke and mirrors”
  • In the lawsuit, OCA takes issue with statements that the ice cream is made using milk from “happy cows” raised in “Caring Dairies,” which leads consumers to believe it comes from sustainable, humane farms
  • In reality, Ben & Jerry’s sources its milk and cream from a co-op in St. Albans City, Vermont, which gets milk from hundreds of farms, fewer than 25 percent of which adhere to Ben & Jerry’s “Caring Dairy” standards
  • Despite their claims of environmental stewardship and sustainability, Ben & Jerry’s makes its ice cream with CAFO milk and refuses to switch over to 100 percent organic, grass fed dairy

By Dr. Mercola

Ben & Jerry's, loved by so many because of its environmentally friendly image, is being sued by Organic Consumers Association (OCA), which alleges its do-good reputation and marketing campaigns are all "smoke and mirrors." In the lawsuit against Ben & Jerry's and their parent company, Unilever, filed in July 2018, OCA takes issue with statements that the ice cream is made using milk from "happy cows" raised in "Caring Dairies."


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