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No preemption for you: “No preservatives” soup label lawsuit not preempted

Melissa Gold Kim Bousquet December 2, 2020
A bowl of tomato soup and a grilled cheese sandwich

A federal judge recently held that false advertising claims related to a “no preservatives” claim on soup labels were not preempted. Although the result is not necessarily surprising, the presented a unique question of first impression. READ MORE

‘Butter’ believe it: Federal court makes decision in vegan dairy label fight

Kim Bousquet Melissa Gold September 24, 2020
A stick of butter with two slices cut out

The vegan and plant-based food industry has had an important win over the use of dairy terminology after. A Federal court granted Miyoko’s Kitchen Inc.’s motion for a preliminary injunction to prevent the State of California from taking enforcement action relating to use of the terms “butter”, “lactose-free” and “cruelty-free.” READ MORE