Dunkin’ has gotten in additional than their justifiable share of hassle for questionable components, and there is been a number of lawsuits over what some shoppers thought-about false promoting, with 2017 being a very unhealthy 12 months for the chain.
In March, the Boston Globe reported a Worcester man sued two completely different teams of space Dunkin’ franchises for changing butter with margarine or one other butter substitute. The grand deception had been occurring since 2012, he claimed, and despite the fact that his attorneys even acknowledged the world had larger issues, additionally they mentioned it was essential to carry companies accountable for promoting precisely what they’re promoting. On the finish of the case, the 10 individuals who introduced the swimsuit obtained $500 every, whereas the attorneys walked away with a cool half million.
In June, they have been sued as a result of the meat of their steak-and-egg breakfast sandwich was beef, not steak, and in July, one other swimsuit was filed over their blueberry donuts. Consumerist says the idea of the lawsuit is that the blueberries of their gadgets aren’t really blueberries, they’re “blueberry flavored bits”. (And, to be honest, most blueberry-flavored belongings you purchase include bits as an alternative of berries, as we found right here.)