Salmon-Labeling Suit Lands On Solicitor Gen.'s Desk

Law360, New York (October 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court asked the solicitor general on Monday to weigh in on a case involving the labeling of artificially colored, farm-raised salmon.

The case could open the door to numerous lawsuits by private parties under food and drug laws, said Rex Heinke, an attorney representing grocery companies involved in the suit.

The court is likely seeking to determine how government enforcement of food and drug regulations might be affected by the case, according to Heinke, a partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld...
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