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Trial will decide if ABC sullied company with ‘pink slime’ report

June 6, 2017 by

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Nati Harnik/Associated Press/File 2012 “Pink slime” refers to processed beef trimmings sold by Beef Products Inc. By Niraj Chokshi New York Times  June 05, 2017 A defamation trial over an ABC News report about so-called pink slime, a once-common ingredient in ground beef, began Monday. A South Dakota meat processing company says the report wreaked […]

ACI Food Law and Regulation Forum

May 19, 2017 by

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Tylenol maker admits to selling liquid medicine with metal

March 12, 2015 by

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The maker of Tylenol pleaded guilty in a Federal Court on Tuesday to selling liquid medicine contaminated with metal. McNeil Consumer Healthcare, a Johnson & Johnson JNJ subsidiary, pleaded guilty in a Federal District Court in Philadelphia to a criminal charge of manufacture and process of adulterated over-the-counter medicines. The company agreed to a $25 […]

Food & Beverage Consumer Fraud Litigation Conference

January 26, 2014 by

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Sponsored Advertorial Food & Beverage Consumer Fraud Litigation Conference, Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Hilton San Francisco Financial District, San Francisco, CA  “Over the past 18 months, a group of plaintiffs’ lawyers who got rich suing the tobacco industry have turned their litigious attention to what they hope will be the next big thing: challenges to […]

Contaminated Cheese: 4 Accused Of Distributing Dangerous, Bacteria-Filled Dairy

April 22, 2012 by

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CHICAGO — Four people are accused of ignoring U.S. Food and Drug Administration orders and distributing more than 110,000 pounds of contaminated cheese. Some of it contained salmonella, E. coli and other potentially harmful bacteria. The U.S. attorney’s office in Chicago says the suspects even scraped mold and fungus off 35- and 40-pound wheels of […]

22.5 million dollar judgment in Hoodia Weight Loss Case

November 4, 2011 by

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As part of its ongoing efforts to stop bogus health claims, the Federal Trade Commission settled charges brought against three people and two companies for deceptively advertising a supposed weight-loss supplement ingredient. One defendant is banned from making any weight-loss claims related to foods, drugs, or dietary supplements and must turn over a vacation home […]

Semen-Tainted Yogurt Culprit Pleads Guilty

October 7, 2011 by

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A grocery store worker accused of handing out a semen-tainted yogurt sample at an Albuquerque, New Mexico market pleaded guilty recently, according to the Huffington Post. Under terms of his plea agreement, Anthony Garcia admitted he tainted a sample of the yogurt he was handing out at Sunflower Market in January. He also admitted putting […]