Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Law Requires Disclosure Of Seasoning Content On Shells, 9th Circuit Says

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Law Requires Disclosure Of Seasoning Content On Shells, 9th Circuit Says

SAN FRANCISCO - Seasonings applied on shells of sunflower seeds are meant to be consumed and therefore fall outside the exemption on nutrient disclosures for inedible portions of a product, a divided Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel held in reversing dismissal of a woman's California unfair competition law (UCL) action Feb. 20 (Aleta Lilly, et al. v. ConAgra Foods Inc., No. 12-55921, 9th Cir.).

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