Obesity Litigation Reform: HB 333 (2004)
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, distributors, or sellers of food
Exempted from civil liability manufacturers, distributors, or sellers of food or nonalcoholic beverages when the claim is based upon a person’s weight gain or obesity, or a health condition related to weight gain or obesity, related to the long- term consumption of such food or nonalcoholic beverages. The liability exemption does not a apply if defendant failed to provide nutritional content information as required by any applicable state or federal statute or regulation, or provided materially false or misleading information to the public.
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