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Kona Growers Suing Grocer

kona-coffee.jpgHawaii's Kona coffee growers filed a $5 million class-action lawsuit against the Safeway supermarket chain for selling coffee labeled as a Kona blend that contains very little actual Hawaiian-grown coffee. The grocer has already agreed to change the labeling, but these farmers cannot be appeased! As their lawyer explains, Safeway is "really using the reputation of Kona beans. They're using it to sell something that's essentially an inferior product." [AP]