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New Actions Based On ‘Nothing Artificial' Labels May Be Halted As FDA Redefines ‘Natural'
We previously told you about Thornton v. Pinnacle Foods Group LLC, No. 4:16-CV-00158-JAR, in which the Eastern District of Missouri refused to dismiss a consumer fraud claim...
United States
9 Dec 2016
Deceptive Trade Practice Claim To Proceed Based On ‘Nothing Artificial' Label
The Eastern District of Missouri (the Honorable John A. Ross, U.S. District Judge) recently issued an order denying a motion to dismiss claims involving an allegedly deceptive food label.
United States
19 Oct 2016
Not So Wonderful: What The Food Industry Can Learn From Pom's Faulty Health Claims
In today's health-conscious environment, consumers are more attuned to the food, beverages, and dietary supplements they use.
United States
25 Jul 2016
California's High Court: Federal Law Does Not Preempt State Claims For Intentionally False 'Organic' Labels
The plaintiff in Quesada brought a putative class action against Herb Thyme for mislabeling non-organic products as organic.
United States
23 May 2016
4 Takeaways For Higher Ed From The Alaburda Student Lawsuit Verdict
Last week a California jury rejected a law school graduate's claim that her alma mater falsified graduate-employment data in the much-anticipated Alaburda v. Thomas Jefferson School of Law trial.
United States
6 Apr 2016
In a world where people go online to tell friends and strangers alike how they feel about everything from their newest mobile device to a restaurant down the street, it's tough to know why opinions are shared in social media.
United States
23 Sep 2015
Appellate Decision Helps CA Dealers Navigate CLRA Responses
On August 27, 2015, the California Court of Appeals reaffirmed the denial of plaintiff's fees and costs totaling $182,273.00 in Benson v. Southern California Auto Sales, Inc., et al, Case No. G050484.
United States
14 Sep 2015
Do’s And Don’ts For Dot-Com Ads
Internet and mobile advertising is subject to the same rules as anything else, as it was recently confirmed in the Federal Trade Commission's 53 page booklet.
United States
15 Apr 2013
An Exclusive Interview With Florida’s Top Sweepstakes Regulator – Part Three
This week we’ve been chatting with Liz Compton, the chief of the Bureau of Compliance at the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
United States
4 Jul 2012
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