(case involves Organic Food Production Act (OFPA) of 1990 and suit brought by dairy consumers against several national chains and largest U.S. provider of store-brand organic milk on claim that such milk was falsely labeled based on the way the cows were raised and fed; court holds that all claims against the certifying agent which certified Aurora's milk as organic were preempted by OFPA; all claims that Aurora and retailers sold milk as organic when in fact it was not are preempted; but plaintiffs' claims based on state laws regulating deceptive advertising practices were not preempted; matter remanded for further proceedings on state law claims).
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