A panel of California state judges has upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a proposed class action alleging Foster Farms misleads customers with its American Humane Association certification labels. The panel held that the claims were preempted under the Poultry Products Inspection Act because the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection System approved the labels.

[To accompany State Case Law Update "Panel Upholds Dismissal of Foster Farms Humane Labeling Lawsuit" from Brooks Animal Law Digest Issue No. 74.]

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