Kettle Brand Potato Chips

December 2018: The named plaintiff’s claims were voluntarily dismissed with prejudice.

November 2018: This case was dismissed without prejudice because the parties failed to file a scheduling report.

October 2018: This case was transferred to a court in Florida. (Case No. 18-cv-81338, S. D. FL.)

July 2018: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Kettle Foods (and amended in September) for allegedly falsely marketing its line of potato chips as being “Made with Natural Ingredients” and containing “No Preservatives” when, according to plaintiffs, the chips contain a synthetic preservative called citric acid. (Mason et al v. Diamond Foods, LLC d/b/a Kettle Foods, Inc., Case No. 18-cv-6423, S. D. NY.)

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When a complaint is dismissed with prejudice, it cannot be refiled.

When a complaint is dismissed without prejudice, an amended version of the complaint can be refiled.

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