Bumble Bee Omega-3 False Ad Class Action Trimmed

Law360, Chicago (January 3, 2014, 4:54 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Thursday pared down a proposed class action accusing Bumble Bee Foods LLC of misleading consumers about the health benefits of its products, particularly those containing omega-3 fatty acids, tossing several claims and ruling that the plaintiff is not entitled to restitution or disgorgement.

In a 34-page order, U.S. District Judge Lucy H. Koh found that lead plaintiff Tricia Ogden did not have standing to pursue claims concerning the Vitamin A and iron content in a Bumble Bee sardine product, granting the...
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