Consumer Law

Class Action Lawsuit Alleges Quaker Oats Products Contain High Levels of Pesticide

The Quaker Oats Company sells oat-based products that contain dangerously high levels of the pesticide chlormequat, a Quaker Oats class action lawsuit alleges.

Plaintiff Lilian Fitzgerald says she has purchased several Quaker Oats products and believed that they would be free of dangerous chemicals. If she had known the products may have contained chlormequat, she says she would not have purchased the products or would have paid significantly less for them.

Chlormequat is a pesticide used to control plant size by blocking hormones that stimulate growth, the Quaker Oats lawsuit explains.

Read the source article at Top Class Actions

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