Nestle Gets False Advertising Claims Shaved Off

Law360, Chicago (August 12, 2013, 4:04 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday cut down a class action accusing Nestle USA Inc. of deceiving consumers with false claims about the nutritional value of a wide array of the company's packaged food products.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul S. Grewal granted Nestle's motion to dismiss false advertising claims concerning several of the company's marquee products, including Dark Chocolate Raisinets and Hot Pockets. While he let a handful of other allegations stand, he ruled that the suit's patchwork of claims targeting myriad Nestle products precluded it...
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