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Not So Natural After All – Margarita Manufacturer Sued Over Alleged False Claims

The manufacturer of Skinnygirl Margarita was named in a class action lawsuit filed in New Jersey that alleges the product falsely purports to be an all-natural and healthy alternative to other margarita mixes.  According to the class action complaint, Skinnygirl Margarita, in actuality, contains a chemical preservative, called sodium benzoate, that is potentially carcinogenic when mixed with lime juice.  The plaintiffs contend in the complaint they would not have paid the extra price for Skinnygirl Margarita if they knew the product contained this non-natural preservative. …

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