Tortilla Trans-Fat Labeling Class Suit Settlement Granted Preliminary Approval

(November 17, 2015, 12:54 PM EST) -- OAKLAND, Calif. — A California federal judge on Nov. 13 granted preliminary approval of a tortilla trans-fat labeling settlement that provides only injunctive relief to the settlement class (Victor Guttmann v. Ole Mexican Foods, Inc., No. 14-4845, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 154046).

(Order available. Document #43-151204-002R.)

“There is no evidence in the record suggesting that the parties engaged in any collusion that would rebut the presumption accorded class action settlements. . . . The Court finds no obvious deficiencies in the Settlement Agreement. ....
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