Food Litigation Newsletter - August 2014 #2


In This Issue:

- Recent Significant Rulings

..Court Dismisses Some of Plaintiff’s Claims In Pretzel Class Action

..Courts Increasingly Rely on FDA Notice to Stay or Dismiss ECJ Claims

..Court Dismisses Sunflower Seed Class Action Without Leave to Amend

- New Filings

- Excerpt from Court Dismisses Some of Plaintiff’s Claims In Pretzel Class Action:

Figy v. Frito-Lay North America Inc., No. 3:13-cv-03988 (N.D. Cal.): In a putative class action alleging claims under California’s UCL, FAL, and CLRA, claiming that defendant’s pretzel products are misrepresented as being “Made with All Natural Ingredients” when in fact they contain “artificial, synthetic and unnatural ingredients,” the court granted in part and denied in part defendant’s motion to dismiss.

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Topics:  Class Action, ECJ, FDA, Food Labeling, Food Safety

Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, General Business Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Consumer Protection Updates, Products Liability Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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