Litigation Advisory – Pesticide Preemption – What Wyeth v. Levine Means To the Pesticide Industry

By Lawrence S. EbnerMarch 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.