Gruma Can't Rely On FDA To Nix Labeling Action, Judge Told

Law360, New York (February 3, 2014, 7:21 PM EST) -- Gruma Corp. should be barred from again arguing that a proposed food labeling class action should be dismissed because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has jurisdiction over what food is considered “natural,” the woman bringing the suit said Friday.

The plaintiff, Elizabeth Cox, claims in a suit in California federal court that Gruma mislabeled its Mission Restaurant Style tortilla chips as “all-natural” when they contain genetically modified corn. U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers stayed the case in July and asked the FDA to weigh...
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