No Meat to Tyson ‘Prime Pork’ False Ad Suit, Judge Says (subscription to Law360 required)

  • USDA grading and quality symbols are available to provide information to consumers about USDA graded


Continue Reading Federal Judge Dismisses False Advertising Claims Involving Packaging for ‘Chairman’s Reserve Prime Pork’ Where USDA Does Not Offer a ‘Prime’ Grade for Pork

 Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Ingredients Not So ‘Simple,’ Buyers Say (subscription to Law360 required)

  • In a proposed statewide class of consumers who purchased Swiss Miss hot chocolate and similar products,


Continue Reading Proposed Class Action Lawsuit Alleges ‘Simply Cocoa’ and ‘Made With Real Cocoa’ are False and Deceptive Claims for Hot Chocolate That Contains Alkalized Cocoa

 

  • Missouri was the first among many states, including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Wyoming, to enact laws restricting plant-based and cell-cultured products from being


Continue Reading Federal Court’s Refusal to Issue Injunction is Appealed as Plaintiffs Continue First Amendment Challenge Against Missouri’s Meat Labeling Laws

 LaCroix’s ‘Outraged’ Sanctions Bid in ‘Natural’ Suit Falls Flat (Subscription to Law360 required)

  • The named plaintiff in a class action lawsuit filed in Illinois last year (Rice v. National


Continue Reading Federal Court Not Ready to Determine Whether an Ingredient is ‘Natural’ Solely on the Basis That it is Derived From a Plant

 2nd Circ. Cans Diet Coke Drinkers’ False Ad Suit (Subscription to Law360 required)

  • The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit dismissed the plaintiffs’ lawsuit in Geffner v. The


Continue Reading Plaintiffs Cling to Slim Chance of Success in 9th Circuit After 2nd Circuit Affirms the Term “Diet” is Not False and Misleading in Name of Soft Drink Sweetened with Aspartame