A New York woman filed a lawsuit against TGI Friday & # 39; s Inc. on Wednesday claiming that the company has engaged in fraudulent advertising practices by selling potato skins that do not contain any potato skins
Solange Troncoso's alleged claim that bagged snacks are appealing to some consumers due to the perceived health benefits of potato skins. The case also claims that these skins are discarded during the breakfast process
Instead of potato skins, the products contain "potato flakes" and "potato starch", the litigation claims citing a list of ingredients of the products. He continues to argue that in the industrial creation of potato flakes and potato starch, the potatoes are peeled. March 1
The case claims that "potato skins" branding attempts to harness healthcare users. "This labeling misleads consumers into believing they are getting a healthier breakfast, but the products of the defendant do not meet these claims," the lawsuit said.
Tronco filed TGI Fridays Sour Cream & Onion
TGI Friday's request for comment from TGI Fridays was not immediately returned on Friday night.
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A similar lawsuit against the founders of Poland, Spring Water was allowed to move forward this week, according to the New York Times. This case claims that water sold as "100% natural spring water" does not contain water from a spring.