Wendy's Targeted In Battle Over Trans Fat

Law360, New York (November 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- As health officials continue to declare war against artery-clogging trans fat, Wendy's International Inc. has been hit with a proposed class action accusing the company of misleading customers about levels of the hazardous fatty acid in its food.

Catherine Fitch filed a complaint against Wendy's on Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, charging the company with deliberately lying about the purported healthiness of its fried food.

“By continuously falsely representing during the class period that its fried food products were...
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