LA Judge Tosses Fraud Lawsuit Alleging Starbucks Cold Drinks Are Over-Iced

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  — A Los Angeles federal judge has tossed a lawsuit that alleged fraud because Starbucks used too much ice in its cold drinks, court papers show.

Plaintiff Alexander Forouzesh’s proposed class-action complaint argued that Starbucks shorts customers on “drinkable liquid” because although the coffee chain advertises its cold drinks by fluid ounce, the numbers are only accurate when ice is added to a drink.

“As a result of this practice, Starbucks has engaged in the practice of misrepresenting the amount of cold drink a customer will receive,” the suit, filed in Los Angeles federal court, alleged.

Read more at CBSLA.com.

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