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|EPA Eliminates Article Exemption for Benzidine-Based Chemical Substances in Significant New Use Rule|
John B. Dubeck, Kelly V. Friend, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
February 6, 2015, previously published on January 15, 2015Under section 5(a)(1)(B) of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) (15 U.S.C. § 2601 et seq.), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has the authority to require any person who intends to manufacture, import, or process any chemical substance for a “significant new use”...
|Food Court Report: Judge Fails to Find Ascertainable Class Members, Predominance, or Adequate Representation in Labeling Suit against Skinnygirl Cocktails, LLC|
Keller Heckman LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on January 6, 2015United States Judge, Manish S. Shah, refused to certify a putative class in a labeling suit finding that the class members could not be easily identified, that the class representative was inadequate; and that common issues to class members did not predominate over individual members. The case is...
|Christopher Van Gundy Authors Law360 Article: "When 'Just Mayo' Isn't 'Mayonnaise'''|
Keller Heckman LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on November 17, 2014Law360, New York (November 13, 2014, 6:44 PM ET) - Unilever's recent false advertising lawsuit against Hampton Creek Inc.'s "Just Mayo" trademarked brand of egg-free mayo raises a number of hot button issues in food and false advertising law, with perhaps echoes of the recent U.S. Supreme...
|Navigating FDA and USDA Reporting/Notification Requirements for Adulterated and Misbranded Food|
Keller Heckman LLP;
January 22, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015When incidents of adulterated or misbranded food arise that trigger a need to report to or notify a federal agency, food companies face a number of somewhat confusing, and not always congruent, requirements.
|EPA Office of Pesticide Programs - Removal of Certain Inert Ingredients from Approved Chemical Substance List - Extension of Comment Period|
John B. Dubeck, Kristen J. Hendricks, Michael T. Novak, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 16, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014On October 22, 2014, EPA’s Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP) issued a Federal Register (FR) Notice concerning the removal of certain chemical substances from the current listing of inert ingredients approved for use in pesticide products. OPP initiated this effort, in part, because they...
|"Made in USA" Jeans Case|
Douglas J. Behr; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 29, 2014, previously published on December 01, 2014A federal court recently ruled that the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Textile Fiber Products Identification Act (TFPIA) do not preempt the California law that prohibits the use of the “Made in U.S.A.” label if any part of a product has been entirely or substantially made outside...
|FOOD COURT REPORT: Brazil v. Dole|
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Richard J. Leighton, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 29, 2014, previously published on December 01, 2014The 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...
|Workplace Safety Guidance Information Resource: Highly Infectious Diseases|
John B. Dubeck, Lawrence P. Halprin, Martha E. Marrapese, Michael T. Novak, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 29, 2014, previously published on December 01, 2014Keller and Heckman LLP’s workplace safety and pesticide practices prepared this alert to be a general information resource for employers concerning the recent outbreak of a particularly fatal strain of viral hemorrhagic fever, also known as Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). Employees who may come in...
|TRUSTe Settles Allegations of Deceptive Privacy Seal Compliance Representations|
Nathan S. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014TRUSTe, Inc. has settled with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) allegations that it misrepresented its recertification procedures for reviewing company privacy practices and allowed its customers to misrepresent TRUSTe as a non-profit.
|FDA Issues Final Rules on Menu and Vending Machine Nutrition Labeling Requirements|
Melvin S. Drozen, Richard F. Mann, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 26, 2014On November 25, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released final regulations implementing nutrition labeling requirements for retail food establishments and vending machines. The regulations implement Section 4205 from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which amended Section...