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Food & Beverage

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Latest News in Food & Beverage

  • June 19, 2019

    NLRB Can't Shut Down 'Scabby'-Aided Protest

    A Brooklyn federal judge on Wednesday denied a National Labor Relations Board official’s request that he stifle a labor protest at several Staten Island supermarkets, rejecting the board’s bid to deflate well-known protest symbol Scabby the Rat.

  • June 19, 2019

    Tropicana Puts Squeeze On Another Class Over 'Pure' Label

    Tropicana Products Inc. once again defeated a proposed class action challenging the "pure" claim on its orange juice packaging when a New Jersey federal judge said Wednesday that the company's label variations require the claims to be evaluated individually, not on a class basis.

  • June 19, 2019

    McDonald's 'Gotcha' Tactics Backfire In Ind. Child Injury Suit

    An Indiana appellate court on Wednesday revived a suit accusing McDonald's of partly causing a 10-year-old child to suffer injuries after he fell from a broken stool, saying the fast-food giant's "gotcha" litigation tactics do not warrant a dismissal of claims.

  • June 19, 2019

    Jenner & Block Lures Back Atty From Job With Drink Brands

    A former Jenner & Block LLP attorney has returned to the firm's Los Angeles office as a partner in the complex commercial litigation practice with a food and beverage focus, after serving as a lawyer for the holding company behind such brands as Pom Wonderful and Fiji Water, the firm said Tuesday.

  • June 19, 2019

    Coca-Cola, Milk Co. Hit With Consumer Suit Over Cow Abuse

    Coca-Cola and one of its brands misrepresented certain milk products as coming from humanely treated cows when in fact the cows were the victims of “horrendous animal abuse” at milk company Fairlife LLC’s former flagship dairy farm, according to a putative class action entered Wednesday in Georgia federal court.

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  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration
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