Nestle, California Pizza Kitchen Sink Trans Fat Class Action

Law360, New York (October 1, 2013, 7:13 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday tossed a proposed class action accusing California Pizza Kitchen Inc. and Nestle USA Inc. of using artificial trans fatty acids in some frozen pizzas when healthier alternatives are available, saying the plaintiff failed to prove any increased health risk.

Plaintiff Katie Simpson hit the companies with the lawsuit in January, alleging claims of public nuisance and unfair and unlawful business practices based on their use of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil. She alleged there is no safe level of artificial trans...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Simpson v. California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Janis L. Sammartino

Date Filed

January 20, 2013

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.