All Eyes On Expert Testimony In Corn Syrup False Ad Trial

Law360, New York (November 2, 2015, 5:39 PM EST) -- The sugar industry will square off Tuesday against trade group Corn Refiners Association in the first high-profile Lanham Act trial over the controversial sweetener high fructose corn syrup. Attorneys say the trial marks an important false advertising dispute because there is enough lingering scientific controversy over the sweeteners that expert witnesses could play a major role in persuading the jury.

Here, Law360 takes a look at the case in advance of the trial.

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Sugar companies including C & H Sugar Co. Inc., The Amalgamated Sugar Co. LLC and the industry group the Sugar Association Inc. are seeking some...

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