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Food libel laws

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  1. In 1996, television talk-show hostess Oprah Winfrey and one of her guests, Howard Lyman, were involved in a famous lawsuit surrounding the Texas version of this law

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  2. These laws vary greatly from state to state, but they typically allow a food manufacturer or processor to sue a person or group who makes disparaging comments about their food products

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  3. "veggie libel laws", or "veggie hate laws", are laws passed in 13 U.S. states that make it easier for food industry interests to sue their critics for libel

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
  4. These 13 states are: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas

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  5. Although they were not the first people to be sued using this type of legal action, this case created a media sensation and is the example most people associate with food libel litigation

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 8, 2009
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