7-Eleven Looks To Crunch Potato Chip False Ads Class Action

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT) -- 7-Eleven Inc. on Monday asked a judge to toss a proposed class action alleging the convenience store chain falsely advertises its potato chips as containing no trans fats or cholesterol, saying the claims on the packaging are true.

Plaintiff Scott Bishop is seeking restitution for a class of consumers who purchased the chips and relied on the allegedly false information, but the company said because its packaging information is true, the lawsuit fails to state an actual claim on which it can proceed.

“A false advertising...
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