Sugar Labeling Case Dismissed In Fla. Over Jurisdiction

Law360, New York (March 7, 2014, 7:43 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday dismissed a proposed class action against convenience food maker Amy's Kitchen Inc. — which was accused of misleading consumers by labeling sugar as evaporated cane juice — due to lack of subject matter jurisdiction.

Judge James I. Cohn had dismissed the parts of plaintiff Leslie Reilly's complaint that concerned items she didn't actually buy. This brought the total sum of her claims in the combined value of purchased goods to just over $1 million, short of the $5 million necessary...
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