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Can the ingredient list defense work? Look for ambiguity, invoke common sense

January 5, 2018
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The ingredient list defense is not always successful at shielding food manufacturers from liability, but some recent defense wins caution against abandoning the strategy altogether. READ MORE

Missouri appellate court rejects ‘ingredient list’ defense in food labeling case

November 9, 2016
people mixing cake batter

The Missouri Court of Appeals’ decision in Murphy is important for the dozens of putative MMPA food labeling class actions pending in the state. The decision broadly expands the scope of commercial speech for which product manufacturers are potentially liable under the MMPA. READ MORE