Food Labeling Issues Attract Diverse Entities to Perrin Conferences' Chicago Litigation Conference

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As food labeling issues continue to garner national headlines in response to Americas ever-increasing level of nutritional awareness, a conference to discuss Challenges Facing the Food and Beverages Industries in Complex Consumer Litigations has been scheduled for April 8, 2014 in Chicago. To register, visit

The event, organized by Perrin Conferences, will feature a broad range of representatives from diverse economic and professional sectors affected by food labeling issues and regulations. Plaintiff and defense attorneys will join in discussions with in-house counsel from the food industry, retired members of the bench, mediators and arbitrators, communications experts, public health experts, insurance carriers and others.

In-house counsel speakers, whose presence is a major draw for attendees, will include senior-level representatives of Campbell Soup Company, Cargill Incorporated, The Dannon Company, The J.M. Smucker Company, Panera LLC, Welch Foods Inc. and Yum! Brands, Inc.

Topics addressed at the conference will cover:

  • The Future Impact of the Media on the Food Industry
  • View from the Bench—Where should these issues be decided? By the judiciary or by the regulators?
  • How Do Third Parties Fit into the Food Litigation Wars?
  • Legislation and Rulemaking of Food and Beverages: Lots of noise but

slow progress (transfats, natural, GMOs, etc.)

  • The Changing Class Action Landscape: What are the national trends,

best practices and developing claims?

  • Strategies for Addressing Defense of Class Action Cases through

Partnerships with Outside Counsel

  • Settlement - Cutting Edge Developments on Negotiations, Notice and

Other Notions

“Food labeling issues, regulations and trends—fueled by public interest and scientific debate— have become the focus of intense analysis and calls for change among U.S. food advocacy groups,” said Lynnsey Perrin, president, CEO and founder of Perrin Conferences. “These changes can affect litigation strategies and outcomes while significantly impacting major sectors of the economy. The purpose of this conference is to bring all parties affected by food labeling issues to the table for an in-depth and productive discussion.”

About Perrin Conferences
As the leading national provider of joint plaintiff/defendant litigation conferences, Perrin Conferences offers comprehensive and specialized continuing legal education (CE/CLE) in an atmosphere of learning, networking and sharing. The company’s conferences attract influential leaders and foremost talent in the legal industry to discuss current topics in litigation through mock trials, presentations and webinars, setting the standard in professional litigation education and networking.

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