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HTMLFood-Contact Substances Subject to Final FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Rule
Keller Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made available on Friday, November 13, 2015, the pre-publication version of a final rule implementing the Foreign Supplier Verification Programs [FSVP] for Importers of Food for Humans and Animals provision of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)....

 

HTMLFDA Seeks Comments on the Meaning of "Natural"
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 20, 2015, previously published on November 11, 2015
As food industry stakeholders are well aware, the use of the term “natural” in food labeling and advertising is fraught with ambiguity and risk of challenge. FDA’s informal policy is that “natural” means nothing artificial or synthetic (including all color additives...

 

HTMLChina's New Food Safety Law Became Effective Oct. 1: Are You in Compliance?
Keller Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015
October 1st was an important day for any company in the food industry doing business in China.That is when the Food Safety Law [1](FSL) became effective.As you may recall, on April 24, 2015, in response to several high-profile food safety scandals and the need to harmonize with the global practice...

 

HTML"Debate Over NYC Sodium Menu Labeling Gets Salty"
Laura Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 7, 2015
On Sept. 9, 2015, the New York City Board of Health unanimously passed regulations making New York the first U.S. city to require restaurants to disclose to diners those menu items that contain more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium, or the equivalent of about one teaspoon of salt.

 

HTMLIn Turnaround, California Abandons Restrictive "Made in USA" Standard
Nathan A. Cardon, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 12, 2015, previously published on September 29, 2015
California Governor Jerry Brown (D) signed into law an amendment to the state's strictest-in-the-nation "Made in USA" law earlier this month. Previously, incorporation of any element that was foreign sourced -- even a single screw on a treadmill -- made an unqualified U.S.-origin claim...

 

HTMLEPA Proposes RCRA Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals
Gregory A. Clark, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 28, 2015
On September 25, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed new regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals.[1] The proposed regulations are intended to provide greater flexibility under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)[2] to healthcare facilities and...

 

HTMLIn Commission Win, Appeals Court Agrees that FTC Can Regulate Business Data Security Practices Under Unfairness Authority
Nathan A. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 26, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015
In a closely watched case where the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) pursued Wyndham Worldwide Corporation for several data breaches that led to millions of dollars in fraudulent charges on customers’ payment cards, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on Monday agreed with the...

 

HTMLFDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels
Alissa D. Jijon, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Frederick A. Stearns; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 11, 2015, previously published on July 24, 2015
Today, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the availability of a proposal that supplements the March 3, 2014 proposed rule that would revise the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label requirements. The supplement would require inclusion of the percent daily value (% DV) for added...

 

HTMLFood Court Report: Consumer Claims Targeting Trans Fat In Instant Noodles Case Survive Motion To Dismiss
Eric P. Gotting; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 4, 2015, previously published on July 29, 2015
Last month we wrote about FDA's determination that trans fat will no longer be generally recognized as safe ("GRAS") and that the agency's decision could open the door for consumers wishing to attack food products containing trans fat.1 Perhaps in a sign of things to come, the "Food...

 

HTMLPost/Tweet/Pin/Snap/Share/Etc. with Confidence: Crafting Social Media Policies to Survive Consumer and Regulatory Scrutiny
Nathan A. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 16, 2015, previously published on July 14, 2015
It is a common refrain in advertising that you have to go where the eyeballs are. These days, many advertisers have concluded that the eyeballs are in and on social media- whether on desktop computers, tablets, or mobile devices like smartphones and smart watches so thats where many are spending an...

 


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