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Much At Stake For Industry In Pending 'Natural' Class-Action Appeals

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Mayer Brown partner Dale Giali says a number of proposed class actions concerning "natural" food claims are pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, following lower-court decisions dismissing the suits, denying class certification and/or granting summary judgment to defendants. Their outcomes could be significant in shaping the course of related litigation going forward in the personal-care industry and others.

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