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Tag Archives: Federal Court

False Labeling Lawsuits Get Hung Up On Faulty Damages Models

Posted in Advertising, Federal Regulations, Food and Beverage, Litigation, Product Class Actions

Some of our colleagues from Mintz Levin’s Class Action Practice, Joshua Briones, Crystal Lopez, and Grace Rosales, recently authored an interesting and timely article in the Bloomberg BNA Product Safety & Liability Reporter. The article examines certain defenses in consumer fraud class actions over product labeling – specifically, defenses based on faulty damages models. Beyond proving the… Continue Reading

Hawaii G-M-O: Kauai County GMO Regs Struck Down in Federal Court

Posted in Consumer Product Safety, Distributors, Federal Regulations, Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Food and Beverage, Litigation, Manufacturer Product Safety, State Product Safety Laws, State Regulations, U.S. Congress

Throughout the year, this space has periodically re-visited the topic of regulating the manufacture and labeling of foods with genetically modified ingredients (GMOs) at the state and federal level.  This week, a lawsuit out of Kauai, Hawaii shed light on the fate of these regulations at the county level.