A law strengthening consumer protection against food falsely or misleadingly labeled as kosher passed in New York State. The bill became law Wednesday. In 2002, New York’s 87-year-old kosher-protection laws, which regulated the labeling of kosher foods, were struck down as an unconstitutional breach of church-state separation.
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