3rd Circ. Snubs Appeal in Arizona 'All Natural' Drink Suit

Law360, New York (May 25, 2012, 2:27 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday blocked a move to appeal a New Jersey federal judge's order denying certification to a class of consumers seeking to stop Arizona Beverage Co. and others from touting that nearly 30 Arizona brand beverages are "all natural."

The appeals court denied the putative class's petition for leave to appeal without comment.

In April, U.S. District Judge Jerome Simandle refused to certify the proposed class, finding the named plaintiff could not represent the group.

Citing the Third Circuit's September ruling in McNair...
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