Food and Beverage News and Trends: bill aims to impose federal excise tax on sugary drinks; Red Bull agrees to settle consumer class action on advertising claims; and more
By Stefanie Jill Fogel, Mary B Langowski and Tiffani V Williams
This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape.
In this issue
- Bill aims to impose federal excise tax on sugary drinks
- Red Bull agrees to settle consumer class action on advertising claims
- Bill would prohibit use of BPA in food packaging
- Walmart faces lawsuit over juice labelling
- California going forward with soda tax
- Congressman expects state measure against GMO crops will pass
- Groups look to intervene in GMO lawsuit in Vermont
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