April 6, 2018 / 9:27 PM / 2 years ago

Maryland dairy says FDA 'skim milk' label rules violate speech rights

A Maryland family-owned dairy is claiming its free speech rights were violated by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration requirement that skim milk without added vitamins be marketed as “imitation” when sold across state lines.

Frederick County, Maryland-based South Mountain Creamery, which delivers milk to over 10,000 families in a handful of states, filed a lawsuit against the FDA and Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding, on Thursday in federal court in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

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