Judge Dismisses UCL Claim, Says Restaurant Did Not Discriminate In Pricing

Mealey's (August 10, 2015, 12:19 PM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — In dismissing a class action lawsuit with leave to amend, a California federal judge on Aug. 6 held that a Chinese restaurant did not discriminate or violate the state’s unfair competition law (UCL) by charging a higher price for gluten-free menu items than for its regular menu items (Anna Marie Phillips v. P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc., No. 15-344, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103481).

(Opinion available. Document #58-150819-045Z.)

Discrimination

Anna Marie Phillips contends that she suffers from celiac disease and...
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