Arizona Iced Tea Skirts 'All Natural' Fraud Suit In Calif.

Law360, New York (March 29, 2013, 1:33 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday decertified a class of consumers and tossed their suit alleging the makers of Arizona Iced Tea misrepresented their products as all natural, saying the class’s evidence and their legal representation was insufficient.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg granted summary judgment to Arizona Beverages USA LLC and its distributors and marketers, Hornell Brewing Co. Inc., Vultaggio & Sons Inc. and Beverage Marketing USA Inc., saying the plaintiffs provided no evidence to prove the high-fructose corn syrup at issue wasn't natural....
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