Plaintiff: Denise Howerton
Defendant: Cargill, Inc.
Case Number: 13-cv-336
Court: United States District Court for the District of Hawaii
Halunen Law was appointed co-class counsel in this class action against Cargill, Inc. over the alleged deceptive marketing of Truvia sweetener as “natural” despite containing non-natural ingredients. The litigation resulted in a $6.1 million settlement to compensate consumers for their purchases of Truvia sweetener, as well as cover the costs of notifying class members, paying incentive awards to the class representatives, and covering attorney fees.