NJ Man Loses Appeal On Denny’s Sodium Case

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A state appeals court has shot down an appeal by a Tinton Falls man who tried suing Denny’s resturant chain over its sodium content.

Nick DeBenedetto, 49, filed a lawsuit claiming the chain wasn’t upfront about the high-sodium content of its food. The appeals court upheld a lower court’s dismissal of the case.

The three-judge appeals panel found that DeBenedetto couldn’t prove Denny’s had a defective or dangerous product, or that he was harmed.

DeBenedetto says he was being treated for hypertension and ate at Denny’s about 10 times in the year before he filed the lawsuit.

New Jersey Press Media reports that a health, nutrition and food-safety advocacy group respresented him in court.

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  • The Good Samaritan

    What an idiot.

    The Good Samaritan has spoken

  • jtorres

    If he had hypertension BEFORE he ate at Denny’s he obviously wasn’t all that health-conscience in the first place. When are people going to start taking responsibility for their lousy diets and stop blaming everyone else. Guess what? If you eat at McDonald’s, Burger King, Wendy’s, pizza parlors, stc. non-stop, you’re going to have health problems. Try eating a vegetable every once in a while

  • Nick DeBenedetto

    I was trying to win the lottery, einstein!

  • Joe

    If the moron had a hypertension problem, why didn’t he consult to see about salt values. This shazit kills me.

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