California Farm Fish Lawsuits To Proceed

Supermarket retailers must face consumer lawsuits alleging that they failed to notify shoppers that farm-raised salmon is artificially colored through feed additives, the California Supreme Court ruled last week. The decision unanimously overturned two lower court rulings that had dismissed the deceptive-marketing lawsuits, which first surfaced in 2003. Those rulings sided with

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Supermarket retailers must face consumer lawsuits alleging that they failed to notify shoppers that farm-raised salmon is artificially colored through feed additives, the California Supreme Court ruled last week.

The decision unanimously overturned two lower court rulings that had dismissed the deceptive-marketing lawsuits, which first surfaced in 2003. Those rulings sided with grocers, who argued that federal law does not require companies to disclose what

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