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What’s Really in Panera Bread Co.’s Statement About What’s Soon (Not) to Be in Its Sandwiches?

Responding to consumers’ ever-growing quests for healthy food, Panera Bread Co. recently announced its plan to remove artificial additives and preservatives from its menu by 2016’s end. While the company’s statement appears simple enough at first glance, a closer reading reveals the complexity of the announcement, especially considering current litigation trends and food supply realities.

This article sheds light on the wave of consumer litigation surrounding “all natural” and similar “nothing artificial” claims made by food manufacturers, and the steps that restaurants and companies like Panera Bread Co. need to take in order to avoid liability and the threat of burdensome and costly class action litigation.

Click here to read the full article on the Food & Beverage Magazine website.