SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – A California resident alleges Cucina & Amore sauces are falsely advertised as not containing preservatives.
Mark Flolo filed a complaint on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated on Oct. 18 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division against Cucina & Amore Inc. alleging violation of California's Consumer Legal Remedies Act and other counts.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendant deceptively market its sauces as having no preservatives. The plaintiff alleges the sauces contain preservatives citric acid and/or ascorbic acid. He alleges he purchased the defendant's sun-dried tomato pesto sauce in March.
The plaintiffs hold Cucina & Amore Inc. responsible because the defendant allegedly represented that its products have characteristics that they do not have.
The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against defendant, compensatory and punitive damages, interest, restitution, injunctive relief, attorneys’ fees, expenses, costs of suit, and further relief as the court deems just and proper. He is represented by C.K. Lee of Lee Litigation Group in New York and Nadir O. Ahmed of NOA Law in San Diego.
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, San Francisco Division case number 4:18-cv-06374