Judge dismisses lawsuit against pellet grill company

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A district court judge has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit against barbecue grill manufacturer Traeger Pellet Grills, deciding the defendants failed to establish the court has jurisdiction. U.S. District Court Judge Bruce Jenkins in Utah dismissed without prejudice the suit filed by plaintiffs Michael Yates and Norman Jones that alleged Traeger Pellet Grills doesn’t use the wood advertised in its pellets and instead uses cheaper woods flavored with oils, the Salem Statesman Journal reports. Additionally, Jenkins found it was premature to present the case to the court.