Grocers Must Face Dyed Salmon Claims

Law360, New York (February 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of grocery store chains is set to head to court to defend itself against allegations that the stores sold farm-raised salmon that was artificially dyed pink, after California’s highest court overturned a lower court’s ruling blocking the claims from moving forward.

A panel of justices of the California Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling handed down Monday that federal law does not bar states from allowing private citizens to bring lawsuits over food labeling.

Safeway Inc., The Kroger Co. and six other supermarket...
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