Waffle Buyers Lose Class Certification Bid

Law360, New York (July 23, 2009, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has shot down a class certification request brought by a group of consumers alleging that “all-natural” Van’s Waffles have double, sometimes triple, the amount of fat or calories listed on the packaging.

The proposed class failed to show that a class action would be superior to other methods for deciding the issue, Judge Gary Klausner of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California ruled Thursday.

He also found that the common questions of law did not predominate over the individual...
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