Judge Won't Revisit Dismissal Of Olive Oil Actions

Law360, New York (November 22, 2011, 1:00 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge refused Monday to reconsider her dismissal of two proposed class actions accusing four olive oil makers of falsely labeling their products as extra virgin, ruling evidence that purportedly demonstrated nationwide false labeling was not new.

In a six-sentence docket entry, U.S. District Judge Joan A. Lenard rejected a motion for reconsideration from plaintiffs Beverly Meyer and Joseph Nachio in consolidated suits against Colavita USA LLC, American Rice Inc., Pompeian Inc. and Salov North America Corp. The suits claimed violations of the Florida...
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Case Title

Meyer v. Colavita USA, LLC et al


Case Number

0:10-cv-61781

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability

Judge

Joan A. Lenard

Date Filed

September 24, 2010


Case Title

Nachio v. American Rice, Inc. et al


Case Number

0:10-cv-61793

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract Product Liability

Judge

Joan A. Lenard

Date Filed

September 27, 2010

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