Party Breaks Up In Shrimp Lovers' Costco Action

Law360, New York (July 31, 2009, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Disgruntled consumers have suffered a setback in a putative class action accusing Costco Wholesale Corp. of swindling them out of full trays of shrimp with cocktail sauce, with a federal judge deciding to throw out a breach of contract claim and shift the two remaining claims to a different court.

Judge Colleen McMahon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday granted Costco's bid to dismiss the two named plaintiffs' first cause of action asserting breach of contract related to...
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