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Food Cos. Escape Suit Claiming Squid Sold As Octopus

Law360 (May 16, 2018, 3:09 PM EDT) -- A Miami-based food vendor and its supplier on Tuesday escaped a proposed consumer class action in California federal court accusing them of misrepresenting their squid as octopus, when the judge ruled the latest complaint did not sufficiently meet a threshold requirement showing each class member's relation to the state.

U.S. District Judge Cathy Ann Bencivengo concluded that the court lacks subject matter jurisdiction over the case under the federal Class Action Fairness Act and granted Transnational Foods Inc. and its Spain-based supplier Conservas Cerqueira SA's motions...
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Case Title

Lejbman v. Transnational Foods, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:17-cv-01317

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Property: Other

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Cathy Ann Bencivengo

Date Filed

June 27, 2017

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