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2012 in the dock ... From all-natural class action chaos to Prop 37, FSMA and POM vs FTC

1 commentBy Elaine WATSON , 20-Dec-2012
Last updated the 18-Dec-2012 at 17:39 GMT

With a class action lawsuit filed almost weekly against firms making 'all-natural' claims, growing concerns over energy drinks, the specter of GMO labeling and new developments in the high profile legal spat over the labeling of high fructose corn syrup, 2012 was a bumper year for lawyers...

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I think it is a mistake to marginalize attorneys and their clients in the labeling wars.

The fact is we have been unable or unwilling to accommodate consumers and their desire to know what they are eating. Our resistance has contributed to the adversarial mood in the media and with the public.

We should take the high road and present information clearly with no wiggle words or spin.

The fact is juries will continue to award money to the public because we have not created an atmosphere of trust.

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Posted by John Ryan
21 December 2012 | 23h30

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