Calif. Jelly Belly 'Cane Juice' Suit Tossed For Now

Law360, New York (June 9, 2017, 2:46 PM EDT) -- Although a California federal judge ruled Thursday that a California woman plausibly showed the public could have been misled by Jelly Belly's labeling its "Sport Beans" as containing "evaporated cane juice" instead of sugar, he dismissed her complaint for lacking specifics about her own Sport Beans purchase.

In a four-page order, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney tossed Jessica Gomez's proposed class action, saying she provided only basic facts about her own experience purchasing Jelly Belly Candy Co.'s Sport Beans, which are "formulated to help fuel the body during intense exercise," according to the candymaker's website. He also found that she...

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