WASHINGTON (FNS) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has given generic advertising of commodities a thumbs up, ruling that government can force businesses to fund these programs. In a 5 to 4 decision handed down June 25, the High Court reversed an appeals court ruling that, if upheld, would have made industry participation voluntary in dozens of generic promotion programs pushing dozens of commodities ranging from butter to beef. The court took up the issue on the basis of whether mandating ...
REGISTER TO VIEW THIS ARTICLE - Register for a Free Account
Registering for content on Supermarket News will give youINSTANTaccess to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’sFREE, easy and quick. What are you waiting for!In addition you will also receive complimentary access to the SN salary survey data tables.
Attention Paid Print Subscribers: While you have already been grantedfreeaccess to SNwe ask that youregister now.We promise it will only take a few minutes! Or visit your profile and add your print magazine account number and zip code.