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HTMLFood and Drug Alert: California Appellate Court Holds That Reproductive Toxicants Can Be Averaged Over Time When Determining Exposure Under Proposition 65
Leslie T. Krasny; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
March 27, 2015, previously published on March 20, 2015
In Environmental Law Foundation (ELF) v. Beech-Nut Nutrition Corp., (court opinion), the California Court of Appeal for the First Appellate District held that in appropriate circumstances, exposures to reproductive toxicants may be averaged over time under Proposition 65, otherwise known as the...

 

HTMLFOOD COURT REPORT: Brazil v. Dole
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Richard J. Leighton, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 29, 2014, previously published on December 01, 2014
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently decertified a potential class of purchasers of a product labeled as “all natural” based on a finding that the plaintiffs’ damages expert could not demonstrate class-wide damages based on the “all...

 

HTMLFOOD COURT REPORT: Food Manufacturer Defeats Class Certification in Labeling Claim Because Putative Class Lacked Ascertainability
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Richard J. Leighton, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
Gabriel Carerra brought a class action against Bayer Corporation and Bayer Healthcare. Mr. Carrera argued that a dietary supplement, WeightSmart, falsely claimed that an ingredient enhanced metabolism. Mr. Carerra sought to have his suit certified as a class on behalf of all persons who suffered...

 

HTMLFood Safety Audit Firms May be Held Liable for Consumer Injuries Resulting from Negligent Inspections
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
A food safety audit firm can be held to answer in court for claims that its negligence in performing an audit led to the sale of contaminated food and the subsequent injury, or death, of a consumer of that food. If ultimately found liable, the food safety audit firm would be required to pay damages...

 

HTMLCalifornia's DTSC Releases Draft Priority Product Work Plan Under State's Green Chemistry Law
Nathan S. Cardon, Diana G. Graham, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 24, 2014, previously published on September 17, 2014
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released a draft Priority Product Work Plan as part of its Green Chemistry law, identifying six product categories from which priority products will be selected over the next three years for priority product rulemaking. The Work Plan...

 

HTMLFSIS Proposes New Recordkeeping Requirements for Ground Beef Processors & Retailers
Leslie T. Krasny, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi, Brian P. Sylvester; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014
USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) plans to propose a rule, in the coming days, that imposes new recordkeeping requirements on ground beef processor establishments and retail facilities.

 

HTMLPublic Meeting on Proposed Rules to Change Nutrition Facts Label and Serving Sizes
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Leslie T. Krasny, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Laura Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 19, 2014, previously published on July 7, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) held a public meeting on June 26, 2014 to discuss the proposed rules to revise the Nutrition Facts label and serving sizes. The meeting featured an overview of the proposed rules by FDA, a panel on stakeholder perspectives with representatives from trade...

 

HTMLFDA Issues Guidance on Submission of Petitions and Notifications for Exemption from Allergen Labeling
Melvin S. Drozen, Eric S.C. Lindstrom, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 27, 2014, previously published on May 16, 2014
On May 8, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released draft guidance for industry with instructions on how to obtain a food allergen labeling exemption through submission of a petition or notification to FDA. The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 (FACLPA) amended...

 

Adobe PDFFDA Finalizes Rule Prohibiting Certain Nutrient Content Claims for Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Leslie T. Krasny, Richard F. Mann, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 6, 2014, previously published on May 1, 2014
On April 28, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final rule that will prohibit certain nutrient content claims for foods and dietary supplements containing the omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). As...

 

HTMLNotable Provisions of H.B. 112
Melvin S. Drozen, Leslie T. Krasny, Eric S.C. Lindstrom, Richard F. Mann, Frederick A. Stearns; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 30, 2014, previously published on April 25, 2014
Section 3403 sets forth the GMO labeling requirements in Vermont. Foods that are produced entirely or partially with genetic engineering must be labeled as follows:

 


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