Judge Stays Class Against KIND Pending FDA Ruling On Term ‘Natural’

Mealey's (September 16, 2016, 1:49 PM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Sept. 15 stayed claims asserted by consumers for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL), negligent misrepresentation and other causes of action asserted against a seller of snack foods pending the outcome of a decision by the Food and Drug Administration on the use of the word "natural" on product labels (In re: Kind LLC "Health and All Natural" Litigation, Nos. 15-MD-2645 [WHP],15-MC-2645 [WHP], S.D. N.Y.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 125752).

(Opinion available. Document #58-160920-024Z.)

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