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California Court of Appeal Rules that State Law Claims for Alleged Misuse of the Term 'Organic' on Food Products Are Preempted by Federal Law
Posted on 21 Jan 2014 by GreenbergTraurig

In a case of first impression, and with enormous national implications for the food industry, on December 23, 2013, the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, ruled that state law consumer actions challenging certified organic growers’... Read More

Food Court Report: Consumers Can Challenge Certified Organic Products They Believe Contain Improper Ingredients
Posted on 21 Jul 2015 by Keller and Heckman LLP

In Segedie v. The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. , [subscribers can access an enhanced version of this opinion: lexis.com | Lexis Advance ], a trial court in the Southern District of New York held that plaintiffs had properly stated a claim of consumer fraud... Read More