Emily Ashcraft

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Class Action Alleges Juice Beverages Falsely Advertised as Natural

Labels on juice-based beverages, including Guava Nectar, Apricot Nectar, and Peach Nectar, are allegedly misleading and false, according to a class action suit filed in the Southern District of California.  The plaintiffs alleged that the...

PETA Moves for Dismissal of Suit Against Beyond Meat Promotional Campaign

A promotional campaign executed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) received a lawsuit in March for allegedly texting and calling consumers without their consent, in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act....

Blue Diamond Sued by Employees for Alleged Unfair Wage Practices

Employees filed a class action lawsuit against Blue Diamond Growers Inc. alleging that they are not receiving appropriate pay and other rights given to them under federal and California labor laws. The proposed class action...

EPA Sued by States for COVID-19 Nonenforcement Policy

Nine states filed a complaint against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrators alleging the EPA’s policy that it will not enforce many monitoring and reporting requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic is an overstep...

Org. Argues Delaware River Fracking Needs Oversight

In a case concerning fracking regulation in the Delaware River Basin, the Natural Resources Defense Council argued in an amicus curiae brief that regulation from an interstate commission is vital, arguing that Wayne Land and...

H-2B Visa Workers Given More Flexibility to Help Food Supply Chain During COVID-19

The Department of Homeland Security announced a temporary rule change to H-2B requirements which is intended to support the food supply chain and reduce the impact of COVID-19 on agricultural operations. The change applies to...