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Food companies beware: Class action attorneys aren't slowing down

John O'Brien Aug. 8, 2017, 7:00am

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Plaintiffs attorneys who target food and beverage companies with class action lawsuits are showing no signs of slowing down, according to analysis from international law firm Perkins Coie that also shows California’s lawyers are the most active.

Will FDA guidance, or lack thereof, affect food and beverage litigation?

Jessica Karmasek Dec. 23, 2016, 9:47am

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it does not approve food labels before they are put on the market.

Why are consumers unhappy with their food and drink filing class action lawsuits?

Jessica Karmasek Dec. 21, 2016, 10:05am

Increased consumer interest and more plaintiff-friendly consumer statutes and consumer-friendly courts also have contributed to the increase in filings since 2008.

Attorney: Class actions over 'natural' food driven by plaintiffs lawyers

Carrie Salls Jun. 13, 2016, 12:04pm

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A Los Angeles-based attorney who focuses on mass tort litigation and consumer class actions in connection with food, supplements and other consumer packaged goods said a lawsuit filed in May against Utz Quality Foods Inc. is one of numerous actions of its kind that are “unjustified.”