Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

Legal Insight for the Retail and Consumer Products Industry

Amy Mersol-Barg

Amy Mersol-Barg

Amy E. Mersol-Barg is an associate in the firm’s Energy and Commercial Litigation groups in the Washington, D.C. office. Her practice spans various industries, including renewable energy and health care. She represents domestic and multinational companies in regulatory and litigation matters, as well as in arbitrations involving contractual disputes.

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California Supreme Court Rules That Federal Law Does Not Preempt State-Law Claims Over Truthfulness of “Organic” Labels

Posted in Advertising & Product Risk Management, Product Liability & Torts
On December 3, 2015 in a unanimous decision, the California Supreme Court ruled that California state law claims for harms arising out of allegedly false “organic” labeling were not preempted by the federal Organic Foods Production Act of 1990.  With that decision, the Court reversed the lower court’s dismissal of Plaintiffs’ claims on the pleadings. … Continue Reading