Twinings Can't Dilute Antioxidant Tea Labeling Suit

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 6:08 PM EDT) -- A class action plaintiff accusing Twinings North America Inc. of falsely promoting the antioxidant properties of 50-plus tea blends can bring claims for blends she did not actually buy so long as they are made from the same plant, a California federal judge ruled on Thursday.

In rejecting Twinings’ bid to narrow the scope of the suit to products actually purchased by lead plaintiff Nancy Lanovaz, U.S. District Court Judge Ronald M. Whyte found that 51 of the 53 tea blends that Lanovaz alleges are falsely...
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