WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), made the following statement today about the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s preliminary injunction against the Food and Drug Administration’s enforcement actions targeting a company’s free speech about its products:
“We are encouraged that the federal courts are taking a more critical assessment of the federal government’s enforcement activities that have been propelled by overly expansive theories of liability. This is the latest in a series of rulings that show the government has taken its enforcement actions too far.”
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