This morning at 9:00 a.m. in Los Angeles, the Supreme Court will hear oral argument in Farm Raised Salmon Cases, no. S147171. In that case, the Court of Appeal held that federal law preempted the plaintiffs' UCL claims, which alleged that the defendants failed to disclose to consumers that they used artificial coloring to turn grey-fleshed farm-raised salmon pink. Yesterday's Recorder reported that "State High Court Arguments to Get Fishy" (subscription).
A blog reader who is attending the argument has promised to provide a report for posting here tomorrow or the next day. Meanwhile, the Court of Appeal's opinion is here: Farm Raised Salmon Cases, 142 Cal.App.4th 805 (2006) (Second Appellate District, Division Three).