Court Finds 'Substantially Identical' Labeling Law Preempted, Denies Rehearing

Court Finds 'Substantially Identical' Labeling Law Preempted, Denies Rehearing

LOS ANGELES - A California appeals court on Oct. 15 denied a petition for rehearing, leaving stand a ruling that "substantially identical" food labeling laws are not "identical" to federal law and cannot avoid preemption, according to the court's docket (Mary L. Simpson v. The Kroger Corp., et al., No. B242405, Calif. App., 2nd Dist.).

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