Judge Finds Claims Related To Labeling Of Taco Shells Preempted By Federal Law

Mealey's (February 10, 2016, 1:22 PM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge dismissed certain claims for violation of California's unfair competition law (UCL) and False Advertising Law (FAL) in relation to the sale of taco shells containing partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) as preempted by federal law, but allowed other UCL and breach of the implied warranty of merchantability claims to proceed (Troy Walker v. B&G Foods Inc., et al., No. 15-cv-03772, N.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15194).

(Opinion available. Document #58-160216-034Z)

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