It's decided: Canada Dry ginger beer does not contain any of the health benefits of ginger.
The manufacturer of Canada Dry ginger ale recently settled a class action lawsuit filed by a British Columbia man who claimed to have spent years buying the carbonated beverage for his family and believed it had medical benefits based on its label. . markets it as "Made from Real Ginger" and "Natural", according to Canadian CTV News.
According to the report, Canada Dry Mott Inc. agreed to pay Victor Cardoso $ 200,000 plus $ 18,607 in payments, although the company "expressly disclaims liability and is not obligated to change its product labeling or advertising for products marketed in Canada. , "according to court documents.
Mr. Cardoso argued in his lawsuit that product labeling aimed to "capitalize" on a common belief that ginger has health benefits. This, despite the fact that Canada Dry did not have any direct health benefits regarding ginger ale, the company claimed.
In addition to the payment, the company also agreed that it would no longer claim that its ginger beer is "Made from Real Ginger", as stated in a separate class action lawsuit filed in Buffalo, New York, accusing companies of lying to consumers. , according to CTV News. Catalog