Federal Judge Finds Consumer Did Not Rely On Tortilla Chip Label

(November 20, 2015, 2:03 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on Nov. 18 dismissed a consumer's claims for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL) and other California laws, finding that he failed to show that he relied on a representation that tortilla chips contained no trans-fat when he purchased the product (Victor Guttmann v. La Tapatia Tortilleria Inc., No. 15-cv-02042, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 156800).

(Opinion available. Document #58-151215-002Z.)

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La Tapatia Tortilleria Inc. manufactures tortilla products, which contain a label that states "0g Trans Fat."...
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