Denny's Licks Class Action Over Salty Meals

Law360, New York (January 12, 2011, 7:26 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appeals court has nixed a proposed class action accusing Denny's Corp. of concealing "alarmingly large" amounts of sodium in its food, saying the plaintiff didn't establish that the restaurant's failure to disclose high sodium levels injured customers.

Plaintiff Nick DeBenedetto, a longtime Denny's diner, failed to explain how the restaurant's ham, bacon, sausage, hash browns and other offerings caused customers physical injury in order to bring the case under the New Jersey Products Liability Act, a three-judge panel of the New Jersey Superior...
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