Reality Star, Margarita Makers Slam 'All-Natural' Cert. Bid
By Vin Gurrieri
Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 4:19 PM ET) -- Reality television star Bethenny Frankel and the manufacturers of Skinnygirl Margarita on Friday urged a New Jersey federal judge to deny certification to consumers alleging the specialty drink was mislabeled as all-natural, saying the claims are too individualized to proceed as a class action.
In three separate briefs, Frankel, a former cast member of "Real Housewives of New York City," along with Beam Global Spirits and Wine Inc. and SGC Global LLC, said that plaintiffs Maureen Stewart, Kelly Lamicella and Nicole Belo's claims that the 100-calorie premixed...