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An Illinois federal district court recently dismissed a motion for class certification arising out of the plaintiffs’ claim that they were deceived about the ingredients in McDonald’s french fries and hash browns. In re McDonald’s French Fries Litig., 2009 WL 1286024 (N.D. Ill. May 6, 2009). The plaintiffs had claimed that McDonald’s falsely stated that its potato products were gluten, wheat, and dairy-free (i.e., “allergen free”) through its Web site and literature available at McDonald’s restaurants. The plaintiffs further alleged that they purchased these ...
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