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New CDC Study of Calories from Alcohol Supports Alcohol Beverage Label Reform

Alcohol accounts for a large portion of the daily calories consumed by many American adults, a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study concludes. The study found 19 percent of men and 6 percent of women take in more than 300 calori… Read More
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California Prop 37 Fails to Pass

Among the casualties on election day this year was California Prop 37, defeated by a vote of 53% to 47%. Proposition 37, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, was a ballot initiative that would have required special labeling o… Read More
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California’s Prop 37 -- A Prop Too Far?

On election day, California voters will decide on another food labeling ballot initiative, one that is being watched intently by the food industry. If it passes, the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, popularly known as “Prop… Read More
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Class Action Consumer Litigation: A Rising Enforcement Risk for Aggressive Food Labeling Claims

The number of class action lawsuits targeting food labeling claims has risen dramatically over the past few years. These are cases alleging that a food product’s labeling (and/or advertising) violates state consumer protection laws. As a result, wh… Read More
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Veterinary Drug Distribution

As I write this, my Labrador is gutting a stuffed mouse at my feet. I’ll need to take the toy from her shortly to avoid her enthusiastic consumption of the squeaker within (and what I know, from experience, can be a very costly aftermath of emergen… Read More
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