No. 10-3267.

662 F.3d 423 (2011)

Carolyn TUREK, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. GENERAL MILLS, INC. and Kellogg Co., Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided October 17, 2011.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ronald W. Teeple (argued), Attorney, Teeple, Leonard & Erdman, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.

Eric D. Brandfonbrener , Attorney, Perkins Coie LLP, Dean N. Panos , Attorney, Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago, IL, Charles C. Sipos (argued), Attorney, Perkins Coie, Seattle, WA, for Defendants-Appellees.

Before CUDAHY, POSNER, and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Circuit Judge.

The district court dismissed this diversity class action suit (which seeks damages and other relief for alleged violations of the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, 815 ILCS 505, and the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act, 815 ILCS 510) for want of federal subject-matter jurisdiction, on the ground that the claims are barred by federal law. There are two initial puzzles. The first is why, although the plaintiff...

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