Whole Foods, Kombucha Maker Rip Exploding Drink Suit

By Shayna Posses (June 27, 2016, 6:23 PM EDT) -- Whole Foods Market California Inc. and the maker of GT's Kombucha on Friday urged a California federal judge to toss a proposed class action over allegedly exploding bottles of the beverage, contending that the complaint is "fatally vague."

Millennium Products Inc. argued that the first amended complaint alleging violations of California's consumer protection laws suffers from a number of deficiencies, including a lack of specific allegations about which of the company's many kombucha products are at issue and how exactly consumers Nina Pedro and Rosalind Lewis were injured by the drinks. Whole Foods joined in the motion, contending that the kombucha...

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