Snapple Beats 'All Natural' Label Suit

Law360, New York (January 24, 2011, 3:03 PM EST) -- A federal judge has nixed a lawsuit accusing Snapple Beverage Corp. of misleading consumers by labeling drinks sweetened with high fructose corn syrup as “all natural.”

Judge Denise L. Cote of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday granted summary judgment to Snapple, finding that the named plaintiffs had failed to show that they were injured as a result of Snapple's labeling.

The lead plaintiffs Evan Weiner and Timothy McCausland initially sued in 2007, seeking to represent a nationwide class...
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Case Title

Weiner v. Snapple Beverage Corporation


Case Number

1:07-cv-08742

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Denise L. Cote

Date Filed

October 10, 2007

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