Frito-Lay Dodges Some Claims In Nutrition Label Class Action

Law360, New York (October 25, 2013, 2:35 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Thursday trimmed a proposed marketing class action accusing Frito-Lay North America Inc. of misrepresenting the nutritional content of its products, finding that claims based on products the plaintiffs did not buy should be dismissed.

Plaintiffs Markus Wilson and Doug Campen claim Frito-Lay is deceiving customers by making false claims about certain brands of potato chips, corn chips and other snacks, including assertions that they are “all natural.” The company contends that there is nothing illegal about the labels because they merely state...
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