Friday, June 05, 2009
but isn't there some way we can STOP these kinds of suits even BEFORE they're filed? for goddess' sake. CRUNCHBERRIES? (and here's the part where i tell you i'm a purist. capt'n crunch is my favorite cereal. there, i've said it. it's my all time favorite. BUT WITHOUT CRUNCHBERRIES. oh, i haven't had any in years. just saying, i do love it but i try not to eat it) this gets filed under the i WISH i made it up, but i didn't, it's real, category:
Heartbroken cereal litigant loses suit over non-existence of "Crunchberries"
A woman sued the Cap'n Crunch people because her cereal didn't contain any "crunchberries": On May 21, a judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California dismissed a complaint filed by a woman who said she had purchased "Cap'n Crunch with Crunchberries" because she believed "crunchberries" were real fruit. The plaintiff, Janine Sugawara, alleged that she had only recently learned to her dismay that said "berries" were in fact simply brightly-colored cereal balls, and that although the product did contain some strawberry fruit concentrate, it was not otherwise redeemed by fruit.......