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September 18, 2017 | Legal Document

Calorie Labeling Challenge Joint Motion for Stay

Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest (“CSPI”) and National Consumers League (“NCL”) (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) and Defendants Dr. Tom Price, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, and the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) (collectively, “Defendants” or, together with Plaintiffs, “the Parties”) jointly and respectfully request that the Court stay all deadlines in this case until the earlier of either May 7, 2018 or the occurrence of one of the triggering events identified in paragraph 8 below. A stay of litigation will serve judicial economy and preserve the Parties’ resources by potentially allowing for resolution of this case without litigation.

June 15, 2017 | In the News: Mother Jones

Trump Is Slowly Undermining Obama’s Work on Healthy Food

Peter Lehner, Senior Strategic Advisor, Earthjustice: “[The delay is] another example of the Trump Administration’s willingness to accommodate even unfounded and partial industry opposition to the detriment of the health and welfare of people and families across the country.”

June 7, 2017 | Case

Ending Illegal Delay on Food Labeling Standards

Americans would like to know what's in their food, and food retailers were supposed to start telling them—until the Trump administration decided to allow the industry to delay another year.

June 7, 2017 | Legal Document

Calorie Labeling Challenge Complaint

Plaintiffs Center for Science in the Public Interest and National Consumers League challenge a rule issued by Defendants Dr. Tom Price, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which delays the compliance deadline of a prior rule requiring chain restaurants and similar retail food establishments to disclose calorie contents and other health information for standard menu items.

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