Suit Over 'Contaminated' Frozen Dinners Thrown Out

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 3:37 PM EDT) -- A judge has dismissed a putative class action alleging the cooking instructions on Pinnacle Foods Group LLC’s Swanson and Hungry Man frozen dinners do not ensure that the food reaches the temperature necessary to kill dangerous bacteria.

Judge Claudia Wilken of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California dismissed the complaint Wednesday for failure to state a claim and lack of subject matter jurisdiction, but will allow lead plaintiffs Julie Meaunrit and Lani Felix Lozano to amend their complaint.

Chet Alan Kronenberg of...
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