Amy's Kitchen Wins Cane Juice Labeling Class Action

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 7:35 PM EST) -- A federal judge on Monday tossed a proposed class action accusing Amy’s Kitchen Inc. of deceiving consumers by labeling its products as containing evaporated cane juice instead of sugar, finding the plaintiff failed to allege he actually read the ingredients before purchasing the products.

Amy’s Kitchen had argued that plaintiff Robert Figy’s complaint should be dismissed for lack of standing under California’s Unfair Competition Law because he did not allege that he relied on the products’ ingredient labeling. In response, Figy argued that reliance on a...
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