Tag Archives: MADE IN USA

Washington State Lawmakers Sponsor Bill Requiring Retailers to Mark Meat as Either “USA Beef” or “Imported”

Twenty-seven Washington State lawmakers have sponsored House Bill 2712, which would require the state’s retailers to mark meat as either “USA beef” or “imported.” House Bill 2712 would require grocery stores to post a “conspicuous placard” by the “USA beef” and another one by the “imported” beef.  To qualify for the USA beef label, beef … Continue Reading

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Parties settle “Made in USA” lawsuit in California. (subscription to Law360 required) As previously covered on this blog, a product may bear a “Made in USA”-type (MIU) claim in accordance with federal guidelines where “all or virtually all” of the product is made in the U.S.  Until a recent statutory change, California’s MIU claim standard had been … Continue Reading

Made in America (even in California)

California abandons “zero-tolerance” approach to foreign content in products bearing “Made in USA” claims. As previously covered on this blog, a product may bear a “Made in USA”-type (MIU) claim in accordance with federal guidelines where “all or virtually all” of the product is made in the U.S.A.  In contrast, California’s MIU standard has been much stricter, … Continue Reading

“Made in America” Litigation Hits Hops

Beer producer sued over “Product of U.S.A.” claim on products purportedly made with imported hops. (subscription to Law360 required) A product may bear a “Made in America”-type claim in accordance with federal guidelines where “all or virtually all” of the product is made in the U.S.A.  California’s “Made in America” standard is stricter, prohibiting such claims if … Continue Reading
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