Judge Trims Bear Naked, Kashi False Ad Suits

Law360, New York (July 17, 2012, 5:42 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday nixed breach of warranty and fraud claims from two false advertising class actions targeting Kashi Co. and Bear Naked Inc. over allegedly deceptive "all natural" labeling on food products, leaving a decision on the remaining claims for another day.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn Huff set aside certain California consumer law claims for the summary judgment stage, but ruled that the "all natural" labels on the Kellogg Inc. subsidiaries' food products were meant to describe the contents of the products and...
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