Dannon to pay $21M, drop some yogurt health claims

**ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, DEC. 10** Packages of The Dannon Company's Activa yogurt are seen on a grocery shelf Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, in Chicago. Activa is one of many new products that contain probiotics, or "friendly bacteria" and part of a growing trend in foods designed to boost health. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

December 15, 2010 9:05:33 AM PST
Dannon Co. Inc. has agreed pay $21 million and drop some health claims for its Activia yogurt and DanActive dairy drink under pressure from state and federal regulators.