Eric Lindstrom joined Keller and Heckman in 2010 as Counsel.
Mr. Lindstrom assists companies on a wide range of FDA, FTC, and USDA regulatory matters for foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, OTC drugs and other consumer products. Mr. Lindstrom’s practice includes evaluating the regulatory status of food additives and dietary ingredients and preparing new dietary ingredient notifications and petitions for food additives and color additives. Mr. Lindstrom also counsels clients regarding current Good Manufacturing Practices, Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls and HACCP systems. In addition, Mr. Lindstrom also assists companies in resolving enforcement actions initiated by FDA, USDA and related state regulatory agencies, such as the California Department of Public Health.
Mr. Lindstrom also advises companies on advertising and labeling requirements, including claims substantiation, health claims, nutrient content claims, structure/function claims, nutrition labeling, allergen labeling, organic labeling, and environmental/green claims.
Mr. Lindstrom also practices environmental law, with a specific focus on California’s Proposition 65 and the California Department of Toxic Substances Control’s efforts regarding the Green Chemistry Initiative and the agency’s Safer Consumer Products Regulations.
Prior to joining Keller and Heckman, Mr. Lindstrom was Senior Counsel for Regulatory Affairs for Shaklee Corporation, an international distributor of dietary supplements, foods, cosmetics, and OTC drugs, among other consumer products.
NEWS, EVENTS & ARTICLES
May 16, 2014 FDA Issues Guidance on Submission of Petitions and Notifications for Exemption from Allergen Labeling
Apr 25, 2014 Vermont Legislature Passes GMO Labeling Bill
Apr 11, 2014 GMO Labeling Legislation Update
Feb 27, 2014 FDA Announces Major Revisions to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Apr 23, 2013 California's Green Chemistry Initiative/Safer Consumer Products Regulations
Jan 17, 2013 FDA Issues Proposed Rules to Implement FSMA Produce Safety Standards and Preventive Controls
Sep 15, 2011 FDA Establishes a Coordinated Outbreak Response and Evaluation Network (CORE) for Food
Mar 13, 2013 Eric Lindstrom Published an Article for Food Processing Magazine
Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman LLP Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011
Jan 03, 2011 Keller and Heckman Elects Two New Partners and Brings on Two New Counsel for 2011
Apr 01, 2014 Practical Food Law Seminar - San Francisco, CA - April 1-3, 2014
Oct 18, 2011 Hot Topics and Emerging Trends in the Food and Beverage Industry: M&A Due Diligence Issues and Food Safety, Labeling and Advertising Compliance Breakfast Briefing