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The space available on your plate for personal food and beverage choices is shrinking. Activists, regulators, and lawyers, under the appealing cloak of "public health," are advancing legal policies and litigation hostile to consumers.

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Food-Court Follies: Fraud Suits Fall Apart after Plaintiffs’ Candid Admissions During Discovery

As many people learned from watching legendary radio and TV show host Art Linkletter (or from simply being parents), kids say the darnedest things. Similarly, those of us who follow class actions alleging misleading labeling of consumer goods have discovered that adult plaintiffs can say the darnedest things, too.

Three plaintiffs’ candid admissions during their depositions in two product-labeling suits recently revealed their claims to be entirely baseless. Regrettably, neither the plaintiffs nor their lawyers have been held accountable for the costs these frivolous lawsuits imposed on the federal courts, the defendants, and consumers. Continue reading →

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Food for Thought

Friday, August 18, 2017  |  WLF Resources

Food-Court Follies: Fraud Suits Fall Apart after Plaintiffs’ Candid Admissions During Discovery

WLF Legal Pulse blog

Wednesday, August 16, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

FDA supports lawsuit to halt New York menu labeling law

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California court won't dismiss Odwalla and ZICO Beverages 'no sugar added' lawsuits

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Saturday, August 12, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

That Chicago Soda Tax Was An Even Bigger Hot Mess Than Predicted

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Philadelphia's soda tax offers lessons for Cook County

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Naked Juice Faces Proposed Class Action for "Cold-Pressed" Labeling

Lexology

Sunday, August 6, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Overbrook bakery closes, blames city soda tax

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Sunday, August 6, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Overbrook bakery closes, blames city soda tax

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Thursday, August 3, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Soda tax rollout leaves Chicago-area shoppers grumbling, confused

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Kind contests bid to lift stay on ‘natural’ class action

Food Chemical News

Wednesday, August 2, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Philadelphia's Soda Tax Survives Legal Challenge

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Tuesday, August 1, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Pret A Manger Perpetrating Sneaky Sandwich Wrap Ripoff, Lawsuit Alleges

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Monday, July 31, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Cook County’s Soda Tax To Begin Wednesday

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Thursday, July 27, 2017  |  News, Commentary & Updates

Rethinking the War on Salt

Epoch Times

 
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