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"Happy Cows Come from California" - Puffery or Consumer Fraud?
Thursday, November 11, 2010 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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A panel of experts will discuss false advertising and consumer fraud issues arising out of the marketing and labeling of animal products, including animal food products and consumer goods, which contain such labels and marketing messages as "humane," "cage-free," "free range," "non-puppy mill," and "100% faux fur," which may mislead consumers as to the animal welfare standards of the product bearing such a label.

Moderators:
CHRISTINE L. MOTT, Secretary, Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals; STEFANIE JONES, Member, Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals

Speakers:
CHERYL LEAHY, General Counsel, Compassion Over Killing; ALISON LONGLEY Campaigns Manager, Farm Sanctuary; JONATHAN R. LOVVORN, Vice President & Chief Counsel, Animal Protection Litigation & Research, Humane Society of the United States; MATT RICE, NYC Campaign Coordinator, Mercy for Animals

Sponsored by:
Committee on Legal Issues Pertaining to Animals, Martha Golar, Chair