Dr Pepper Can't Duck Canada Dry Ginger Ale Labeling Row

Law360, San Jose (April 19, 2017, 8:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to toss a putative class action alleging that Dr Pepper misleads consumers by labeling its Canada Dry ginger ale as containing "real ginger" even though there's allegedly no actual ginger in the soda, but told the consumers that their fraud claims need to be "more precise."

At the end of a hearing in San Jose, U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins told the attorneys that he would toss the consumers' fraud claims against Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. But he said he would still allow the consumers to amend their complaint, and he woukd refuse...

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