Tillamook's Ads Slammed 'Big Food.' Now a Lawsuit Says It Uses Industrial Farming

Class-action complaint says the dairy brand downplays the size and nature of its suppliers

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The Animal Legal Defense Fund has brought a class-action lawsuit against Oregon dairy company Tillamook, alleging that the company engaged in deceptive marketing practices by conveying its products as being supplied by small, family farms.

The complaint, filed in the Circuit Court of the State of Oregon on Aug. 19 on behalf of several residents of the state, contends that Tillamook “causes likelihood of confusion or misunderstanding as to the source of the dairy products it sells” and “misrepresents the nature, source, characteristics, and production practices of its dairy products.”




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