The Second Circuit Court of Appeals has reversed a decision of a New York district judge that had dismissed class action claims alleging that McDonald’s Corp. deceived its customers into consuming “certain of its foods [that were] substantially less healthy than represented.” The decision—Pelman v.McDonald’s Corp.1—may revive obesity class actions against a variety of defendants that some have dubbed the latest incarnation of “lifestyle litigation.”

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