No Class Cert. In Arizona Beverage 'All Natural' Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 6:08 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday refused to certify a class of consumers seeking to block Arizona Beverage Co. and others from touting that nearly 30 Arizona brand beverages were "all natural," finding the named plaintiff could not represent the group.

Citing the Third Circuit's September ruling in McNair v. Synapse Group Inc., U.S. District Judge Jerome Simandle said plaintiff Steven Robinson could not represent a class of New Jersey consumers seeking injunctive relief because he had admitted he would never buy Arizona brand beverages...
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