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Jacob Harper

Jacob Harper

Jacob M. Harper has handled myriad consumer class actions and is an expert in food mislabeling claims — and especially early dismissals — for clients, some of the country’s largest grocers, retailers, and distributors. He is a graduate of The University of Chicago Law School and a member of TroyGould PC in Los Angeles.

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Pulp fiction and fact: Wood, cellulose and Parmesan cheese


In recent lawsuits and media reports about the FDA’s prosecution of a manufacturer of grated Parmesan, plaintiff’s lawyers and reporters claim some Parmesan varieties have unsafe levels of certain ingredients, including “wood pulp.” Let’s separate fact from the pulp fiction — starting with one prominent Bloomberg report, “The Parmesan You Sprinkle on Your Penne Could be… Continue Reading