Litigation Advisory – Pesticide Preemption – What Wyeth v. Levine Means To the Pesticide IndustryMarch 23, 2009
In 2009 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act does not impliedly preempt failure-to-warn claims against brand-name prescription drug manufacturers. Wyeth v. Levine, 129 S.Ct. 1187 (2009). What impact did that decision have on manufacturers of other types of federally regulated products, such as pesticides? Click/press the DOWNLOAD button above to read more.