On April 14, 2020, we blogged about Tofurky’s appeal concerning Missouri’s meatless meat statute, which purports to prohibit advertising plant- or lab-based products as meat. The State persuaded the District Court that an advisory memo by the State Department of Agriculture limited the statute to actual misrepresentations and full disclosure of the origin of the product would avoid sanctions. Continue Reading Meatless Meat Update
Despite the best of intentions to comply with the myriad of laws, orders and recommendations and to “do right” by employees while dealing with the current pandemic and recession, employers remain vulnerable to a whole host of potential COVID-19-related claims. Husch Blackwell’s Labor & Employment team is closely following the ever-changing guidance and return-to-work orders and related issues. Read the team’s “Top 5” claims and issues being raised now and suggested risk mitigation strategies here.