Kraft, Hormel Dodge Deli Meat Action For Now

Law360, Washington (September 12, 2011, 6:06 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Monday dismissed a putative class action against Kraft Foods Inc. and Hormel Foods Corp. alleging the companies' fat-free percentage claims on certain products are misleading and deceptive, but gave plaintiffs leave to refile one claim.

The retail labels on Hormel and Kraft-owned Oscar Mayer deli meats tout fat-free percentages ranging from 95 to 98 percent, when the products "actually contain more than 10 times those stated amounts of fat," according to the complaint filed in April by named plaintiff Brad Kuenzig....
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