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Only in America: The Greek yogurt lawsuit

Yogurt-buying customers sue Whole Foods over sugar labeling — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

Whole Foods' customers are suing the high-end supermarket chain for "vastly understating" the amount of sugar in its store-brand yogurt. The class action cited a recent Consumer Reports study that found the store's plain Greek yogurt contains 11.4 grams of sugar per serving, not the 2 grams listed on the packaging. The plaintiffs, who want $5 million in damages, said the mislabeling "is not harmless trivia."