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|FDA Issues Final Rules to Implement FSMA Produce Safety, FSVP, and Third-Party Auditor Provisions|
Melvin S. Drozen, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Laura D. Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
January 7, 2016, previously published on November 13, 2015FDA has issued its long-awaited final rules to implement the produce safety, foreign supplier verification program (FSVP), and accredited third-party certification provisions under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The rules are scheduled for publication in the Federal Register on...
|Food Court Report: Food Recall Insurance - A Case Study|
Arthur S. Garrett; Keller and Heckman LLP;
December 2, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2015A recent decision interpreting a "food recall" insurance policy (technically a product contamination insurance policy or "PCI" for short) provides guidance for food companies selecting food recall insurance policies or in seeking coverage on a food recall claim.
|Food-Contact Substances Subject to Final FSMA Foreign Supplier Verification Rule|
Keller Heckman LLP;
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)....
|FDA Seeks Comments on the Meaning of "Natural"|
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
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...
|China's New Food Safety Law Became Effective Oct. 1: Are You in Compliance?|
Keller Heckman LLP;
October 27, 2015, previously published on October 9, 2015October 1st was an important day for any company in the food industry doing business in China.That is when the Food Safety Law (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...
|"Debate Over NYC Sodium Menu Labeling Gets Salty"|
Laura Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
October 26, 2015, previously published on October 7, 2015On 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.
|In Turnaround, California Abandons Restrictive "Made in USA" Standard|
Nathan A. Cardon, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
October 12, 2015, previously published on September 29, 2015California 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...
|EPA Proposes RCRA Management Standards for Hazardous Waste Pharmaceuticals|
Gregory A. Clark, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
October 7, 2015, previously published on September 28, 2015On September 25, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed new regulations for hazardous waste pharmaceuticals. The proposed regulations are intended to provide greater flexibility under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) to healthcare facilities and...
|In 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;
August 26, 2015, previously published on August 26, 2015In 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...
|FDA Announces Supplemental Proposal to the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels|
Alissa D. Jijon, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Frederick A. Stearns; Keller and Heckman LLP;
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...