High Court Won't Rule On Preemption In Salmon Suit

Law360, New York (January 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Allowing a putative class action over alleged mislabeling of farm-raised salmon to proceed in California state court, the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to rule on whether the case might be blocked on preemption grounds by a provision in the federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order denying a petition for a writ of certiorari filed on behalf of defendants in the initial putative class action suit, which alleged that grocery stores failed to identify pink coloring additives...
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