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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of misleading labeling or advertising claims by consumer attorneys often can require in-depth knowledge of both unpublished "food law" case decisions, as well as the evolving regulatory developments within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)....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 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...

 

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 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) -...

 

HTMLThe California Rigid Plastic Packaging Container Law
Mitzi Ng Clark, Natalie E. Rainer; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on May 31, 2016
The California Rigid Plastic Packaging Container (RPPC) Act of 1991 and its regulations are intended to facilitate the reuse and recycling of rigid plastic packaging containers, with provisions that are geared towards increasing the use of postconsumer recycled plastic and reducing the use of...

 

HTMLRight To Be Smoke Free Coalition and E-Vapor Industry Trade Associations File Lawsuit Challenging FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act
Azim Chowdhury, Eric P. Gotting; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on June 21, 2016
On behalf of the Right To Be Smoke Free Coalition and the entire e-vapor industry, yesterday Keller and Heckman LLP filed a Complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging portions of FDA's Deeming Regulation and the Tobacco Control Act on various constitutional and...

 

HTMLSummaries of Final Rules on Revisions to Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labeling and Serving Sizes
Melvin S. Drozen, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Natalie E. Rainer, Laura D. Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on June 2, 2016
We have reviewed and analyzed FDA's recently-issued final rules to implement changes to the nutrition and dietary supplement labeling and serving size regulations. The final rules were published in the Federal Register on May 27, 2016. See Food Labeling: Revision of the Nutrition and Supplement...

 

HTMLOSHA Outlines an Ambitious Plan in the Spring Regulatory Agenda
Manesh K. Rath, Cressinda D. Schlag; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on May 31, 2016
On May 18, 2016, the Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) published its Spring 2016, or semiannual, Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions. The Unified Agenda details planned and ongoing rulemaking initiatives for...

 

HTMLOSHA Moves Forward with Development of New Injury and Illness Tracking System
David G. Sarvadi, Cressinda D. Schlag; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
June 30, 2016, previously published on June 20, 2016
Since publishing its Final Recordkeeping Rule, titled ¿ Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses- to the Federal Register on May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has moved forward with its plans to develop an electronic tracking system capable of...

 


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