TITLE

In Oprah trial, `food libel' charges prove hard to swallow

AUTHOR(S)
Baldauf, Scott
PUB. DATE
February 1998
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/27/98, Vol. 90 Issue 64, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the impact of a decision in the case of Engler v. Winfrey that found Oprah Winfrey not guilty of the libel charges against her for her 1996 program on mad cow disease. Case seen as the first test for food-libel laws; Federal judge ruling the case didn't fit the food libel criteria; Comments from state Representative Bob Turner, author of Texas' food libel legislation.
ACCESSION #
281033

 

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