Contract Claims Cut In Starbucks Tassimo Class Action

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 1:17 PM EST) -- A Michigan federal judge on Thursday trimmed claims from a class action brought by consumers who say Starbucks Corp. and packaging on Tassimo single-serve brewers misled them about the continued availability of Starbucks coffee for the brewers, saying no contract existed between the defendants and Tassimo buyers.

U.S. District Judge Gordon J. Quist determined that plaintiff Pamela Montgomery — who alleges that information on a Tassimo brewer made by Kraft Foods Global Inc. led her to believe that Starbucks’s T-Discs would remain available for use with...
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