Eleventh Circuit Lawsuit Claims Bacardi Used Harmful And Illegal Additive In Its Liquor

On October 14, 2019, Plaintiff filed an amended complaint in state court alleging that Bacardi USA Inc. and Winn-Dixie Supermarkets Inc. (“Defendants”) produced and sold a liquor w


Gin Manufacturer Bacardi Avoids Lawsuit For Its Use Of “grains Of Paradise”

A federal judge in the Southern District of Florida recently dismissed an action alleging that Bacardi’s use of a botanical called “grains of paradise” in its gin was &am


Florida Federal District Court Rules Gras Regulation Preempts Florida Statute Criminalizing Ingredient

In an important ruling dismissing a proposed class action, the US District Court for the Southern District of Florida ruled that the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) gener


Epa Announces Enforcement Actions To Protect Drinking Water At Eight Federal Facilities

Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it issued eight Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) enforcement orders to federal facilities in Fiscal Year 2019. The SDWA enforcement o


The Scotch Whisky Saga: Where Name And Reputation Is Not Enough

William Grant & Sons, the distiller, blender and owner of Glenfiddich, the independent whisky company which markets itself as the “World’s Most Awarded Single Malt Scotch Whisk

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