Knife Makers Hit With False Ad Suit Over Cracked Blades

Law360, Los Angeles (September 6, 2011, 2:50 PM EDT) -- The makers of the Yoshi Blade ceramic knife were hit with a consumer class action in California state court on Friday claiming the knife, which is advertised as able to stay sharp for life, is brittle and chips easily when used for chopping.

California consumer Dennis Love alleges Yoshi Blade Permission Interactive Inc. marketed its ceramic cutlery as being able to replace a kitchen's drawer's worth of metal cutlery that would allow him to “chop vegetables with chef-like precision.” But Love found out only after purchasing...
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