7-Eleven Fries Potato Chip False-Ad Claims

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 6:42 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Monday tossed a proposed class action alleging 7-Eleven Inc. falsely advertises its potato chips as containing no trans fats or cholesterol, finding the complaint wasn’t specific enough in its allegations.

Plaintiff Scott Bishop is seeking restitution for a class of consumers who relied on the allegedly false information in purchasing the chips, but U.S. District Judge Edward Davila agreed with the convenience store chain that Bishop’s complaint was inadequate. 7-Eleven had moved to dismiss Bishop’s breach of warranty claims brought under the Song-Beverly Consumer...
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