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Food & Beverage Litigation Update | October 2017 #2

by Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. on

Chicago Repeals SSB Tax After Two Months of Enforcement - Chicago officials have voted to repeal a sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) tax approved in November 2016 by the Cook County Board of Commissioners but delayed by a...more

Updates to New Hampshire’s “Dealer Bill of Rights”: What Equipment Manufacturers Need to Know

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

After two years of litigation, Senate Bill 126, which amended New Hampshire’s Motor Vehicle Franchise Act — the so-called “Auto Dealer’s Bill of Rights” (codified at RSA 357-C) — has survived scrutiny by the New Hampshire...more

Food for Thought: Ninth Circuit Holds Food Manufacturers Can Label Honey as "Honey"

by Carlton Fields on

Last month, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a district court’s finding that federal law preempts California law to the extent California law prohibits de-pollinated honey from being labeled and sold as...more

Blog: Appellants File Supplemental Brief Opposing Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirement

by Cooley LLP on

In the final week of 2014, appellants National Association of Manufacturers, U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable filed their supplemental brief in the conflict minerals case, National Association of...more

A Warehouse Full of Unapproved Genetically-Modified Seeds; Now What?

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Syngenta Seeds, Inc. v. Bunge North America, Inc. - The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit addressed allegations of breach and false advertising against an agricultural product storage and transport company,...more

The Grapes of Wrath Part II - A Return to Horne

by Nossaman LLP on

In June of last year, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Horne v. Department of Agriculture holding that California raisin handlers could assert a takings claim as an affirmative defense to an enforcement...more

D.C. Circuit To Consider Requirements For Compelled Disclosures

by Holland & Knight LLP on

The D.C. Circuit will rehear American Meat Institute v. U.S. Department of Agriculture en banc later this month. This case presents a First Amendment challenge to a rule requiring that meat products be labeled with precise...more

The Grapes of Wrath: U.S. Supreme Court Holds that Takings Claim Can be Raised as an Affirmative Defense to Enforcement Action...

by Nossaman LLP on

In a unanimous opinion written by Justice Thomas, the Supreme Court held that California raisin handlers could assert a takings claim as an affirmative defense to an enforcement action filed by the United States. Horne v....more

Congress May Act to Preempt State and Local Laws That Differ From Federal or Other State Agriculture Production Rules

With the current Farm Bill set to expire on Sept. 30, the U.S. House of Representatives Agriculture Committee adopted a provision in mid-July for the proposed 2012 Farm Bill. ...more

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