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Dairy Co. Sues FDA Over 'Imitation' Skim Milk Labeling Rule

Law360 (April 5, 2018, 9:03 PM EDT) -- A Maryland dairy company on Thursday hit the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with a First Amendment suit in Pennsylvania federal court challenging the agency’s requirement that skim milk sold across state lines be labeled “imitation” if it doesn’t have added vitamins.

South Mountain Creamery LLC said that it wants to sell its skim milk in Pennsylvania, but can’t since FDA regulations mandate that skim milk only be labeled as such if it has vitamins A and D — which are removed with the cream during...
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