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Trader Joe's Wants Tuna Class Suit Canned

Law360, New York (March 22, 2017, 8:09 PM EDT) -- Grocery store chain Trader Joe’s Co. urged a California federal judge Tuesday to dismiss a proposed consumer class action accusing it of underfilling tuna cans, arguing that the consumers’ stated claims are overshadowed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s standard for what a “reasonable consumer” understands about food labeling.

Trader Joe’s moved to dismiss Amy Joseph and other consumers’ first amended complaint, saying both that it is preempted by the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and that it fails to show the company’s food...
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