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High Court Skips Review Of Conagra Labeling Class Cert.

Law360, Los Angeles (October 10, 2017, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court said Tuesday it won’t take on ConAgra’s challenge to class certification in a suit over “natural” labels on cooking oil, leaving the issue of ascertaining members of a presumably huge class for another day.

The Ninth Circuit had decided in January, over Conagra’s protests, to keep a class that claims Conagra’s “100 percent natural” label on its Wesson-brand cooking oil was deceptive because the oil is made from bioengineered ingredients.

Conagra Brands Inc., formerly ConAgra Foods Inc., had argued that it wouldn’t be...
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