NCL statement on settlement with BBUSA Bakeries USA – National Consumers League

April 20, 2016

Contact: NCL’s Cindy Hoang,, (202) 835-3323

Washington, DC–The National Consumers League (“NCL”) and BBUSA Bakeries USA (“BBUSA”) are pleased to announce that they have resolved consumer-related litigation pending in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, NCL v. BBUSA Bakeries USA, Case No. 2013 CA 006548 B. NCL and BBUSA recognize the importance of a focus on nutritional content in bread product offerings and ensuring that customers have nutritious options.  Without admitting liability, BBUSA has agreed to provide additional disclosures on the back of product packaging and on the Thomas’® and Sara Lee® websites and to make a donation to Feeding America.


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