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“The New Wave of Food Labeling Litigation: Primary Defenses and Practical Considerations,” NYSBA Torts, Insurance, and Compensation Law Journal

Winter 2013
Andrew J. Scholz

“Counsel for food and beverage manufacturers know these are particularly trying times for the food industry,” write Andrew J. Scholz and Matthew R. Shindell, attorneys in Goldberg Segalla’s Food and Beverage Practice Group.

“For years now it has faced the challenge of producing competitive products in a disproportionate global marketplace during a historic domestic economic downturn. As if this challenge was not enough, the American food manufacturer must now face a barrage of lawsuits from a growing number of creative and well-funded trial lawyers who see food and beverage manufacturers as their next big target.”

In this article, the authors analyze the judicial decisions interpreting the primary defenses taken by food manufacturers and suggest proven, cost-effective strategies to defeat or minimize such claims going forward.

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