Diamond Foods' Tortilla Chips Not All Natural, Suit Says

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EST) -- Diamond Foods Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in California federal court Thursday alleging it falsely touts its Kettle Brand tortilla chips as all natural even though they’re made using artificial ingredients.

Plaintiff Dominika Surzyn bought at least five varieties of Diamond Food’s Kettle Brand Tias tortilla chips, all of which she claims contain synthetic ingredients, including maltodextrin and dextrose, according to the complaint. Without Diamond Foods’ false representation that the products were all natural, she would not have paid the higher price for...
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