No Meat To Tyson 'Prime Pork' False Ad Suit, Judge Says

Law360 (June 26, 2020, 6:26 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday threw out claims that The Fresh Market Inc. and Tyson Fresh Meats Inc. falsely advertised one of their pork products as graded "Prime" by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, saying that nowhere on the packaging does the product invoke the USDA's approval.

U.S. District Judge Paul C. Huck dismissed with prejudice claims in the proposed class action led by Fred Michael Davis and others, saying reasonable consumers would not be misled by the packaging on Chairman's Reserve Prime Pork into thinking it received a prime grade, noting the USDA does not grade pork the way...

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