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HTML'Artificial Flavors' and 'Chemical Preservatives' - 'Natural' Litigation By Another Name?
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Robert S. Niemann, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
August 3, 2016, previously published on May 27, 2016
Over the last several years, the food industry has become well acquainted with the litigation risks attendant to "natural" marketing claims. However, as the "natural" litigation landscape settles, plaintiffs' attorneys may be re-adjusting their sights on "no artificial . ....

 

HTMLUnited States Senate Reaches Bipartisan Agreement to Establish First Mandatory, Nationwide Labeling Requirements for Bioengineered Foods
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Leslie T. Krasny, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on June 27, 2016
On Thursday, June 23, 2016, United States Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Pat Roberts (R-KS) reached a bipartisan agreement which would amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish the first mandatory, nationwide labeling standard for...

 

HTMLNew Law on "Liquid Nicotine Containers" Requires Certificates from Each Manufacturer/Importer of E-Liquids
Nathan A. Cardon, Azim Chowdhury; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 13, 2016
On July 26, 2016, the Children's Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act (CNPPA), Pub. L. 114-116, 130 Stat. 3 (Jan. 28, 2016), will become effective and will require manufacturers of nicotine-containing e-liquids to comply with the child-resistant packaging and testing requirements set forth in the...

 

HTMLImplementation of Modernized TSCA Begins
Thomas C. Berger, Herbert Estreicher, Martha E. Marrapese, David G. Sarvadi, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016
On June 22, 2016, "The Frank R. Lautenberg - Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act," H.R. 2576, was signed by President Barack Obama. Effective the same day, the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) includes a new safety standard, extensive changes to existing chemicals...

 

HTMLGet Ready, OSHA'S Fines and Penalties Are Going Up!
Lawrence P. Halprin, David G. Sarvadi, Cressinda D. Schlag; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 29, 2016, previously published on July 7, 2016
On June 30, 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced a new schedule of greatly increased maximum civil penalties for violations of the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) and OSHA standards and regulations. The increased civil penalties are required by the Federal Civil Penalties...

 

HTMLStatus of TSCA Reform June 2
Thomas C. Berger, Lawrence P. Halprin, Martha E. Marrapese, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 22, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
Following 403-12 passage by the House of Representatives on May 24th, Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK), chair of the Environment and Public Works Committee, sought a May 26th Senate vote on H.R. 2576 under the fast-track unanimous consent procedure. Inhofe’s motion would have allowed up to three...

 

HTMLThe Interplay of FDA Regulation and Food Law Litigation: A Case In Point
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Robert S. Niemann, Manesh K. Rath; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 14, 2016, previously published on June 29, 2016
Successfully defending against allegations of misleading labeling or advertising claims by consumer attorneys often can require in-depth knowledge of both unpublished "food law" case decisions, as well as the evolving regulatory developments within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....

 

HTMLHouse Passes TSCA Reform H.R. 2576 - Senate Vote Slated for Later this Week
Thomas C. Berger, Gregory A. Clark, Eric P. Gotting, Martha E. Marrapese, Adrienne M. Timmel; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on May 25, 2016
On May 24, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives debated and voted to pass the pending TSCA reform bill, The “Frank R. Lautenberg - Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act,” H.R. 2576. The final vote was 403-12. Three Republicans - Buck (CO-4), Duncan (TN-2), and McClintock (CA-4) -...

 

HTMLSummary of FSMA Intentional Adulteration Final Rule
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Leslie T. Krasny, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on May 31, 2016
We have reviewed and analyzed FDA's recently-issued final rule to implement the intentional adulteration provisions of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The final rule was published in the Federal Register on May 27, 2016. See Mitigation Strategies to Protect Food Against Intentional...

 

HTMLHouse Subcommittee Holds Hearing on "Promoting Safe Workplaces Through Effective and Responsible Recordkeeping Standards"
David G. Sarvadi, Cressinda D. Schlag; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
July 7, 2016, previously published on May 27, 2016
On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, the House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections held a hearing on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) current recordkeeping requirements and the promotion of safe workplaces. The Subcommittee’s Chairman, Tim Walberg (MI) opened the hearing by...

 


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