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Class Action

Mar. 1, 2024

Class action alleges microplastics in Evian’s ‘natural’ water

A 2022 report by the Australian non-profit Minderoo Foundation estimated corporate liabilities from plastics litigation to hit $100 billion by 2030.

A 2022 report estimated corporate liabilities from plastics litigation to hit $100 billion by 2030. (New York Times News Service)

A class complaint in Los Angeles County Superior Court accuses the maker of Evian of falsely labeling its bottled water as “natural spring water” even though it allegedly contains microplastics.

The complaint, filed Tuesday on behalf of a Los Angeles resident, asserts two causes of action: violation of Sections 17500 and 17200 of California’s Unfair Competition Law.

The plaintiff’s attorneys, Todd M. Friedman...

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