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HTMLTRUSTe Settles Allegations of Deceptive Privacy Seal Compliance Representations
Nathan S. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 19, 2014
TRUSTe, 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.

 

HTMLFDA Issues Final Rules on Menu and Vending Machine Nutrition Labeling Requirements
Melvin S. Drozen, Richard F. Mann, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 10, 2014, previously published on November 26, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLFOOD COURT REPORT: Food Manufacturer Defeats Class Certification in Labeling Claim Because Putative Class Lacked Ascertainability
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Eric P. Gotting, Richard J. Leighton, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 28, 2014, previously published on November 12, 2014
Gabriel Carerra brought a class action against Bayer Corporation and Bayer Healthcare. Mr. Carrera argued that a dietary supplement, WeightSmart, falsely claimed that an ingredient enhanced metabolism. Mr. Carerra sought to have his suit certified as a class on behalf of all persons who suffered...

 

HTMLFTC Warns Plastic Bag Companies about Oxodegradable Claims
Nathan S. Cardon, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 14, 2014, previously published on November 4, 2014
Continuing its focus on environmental claims, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has written to 15 producers of plastic bags warning that “oxodegradable” and “oxo-biodegradable” claims may be deceptive and asking for confirmation that the claims will be withdrawn or that...

 

HTMLFood Safety Audit Firms May be Held Liable for Consumer Injuries Resulting from Negligent Inspections
Douglas J. Behr, Arthur S. Garrett, Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 22, 2014
A food safety audit firm can be held to answer in court for claims that its negligence in performing an audit led to the sale of contaminated food and the subsequent injury, or death, of a consumer of that food. If ultimately found liable, the food safety audit firm would be required to pay damages...

 

HTMLEPA Targets 72 Inert Pesticide Ingredients for Removal
John B. Dubeck, Herbert Estreicher, Kelly V. Friend, Michael T. Novak, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014
On October 22, 2014, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a Federal Register Notice proposing to remove 72 chemicals from the list of currently approved inert pesticide ingredients under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), 7 U.S.C. § 136 et seq....

 

HTMLVermont Attorney General's Office Releases Draft Regulations to Implement Genetically Engineered Food Labeling Law
Melvin S. Drozen, Evangelia C. Pelonis; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 3, 2014, previously published on October 23, 2014
On October 13, 2014, Vermont’s Office of the Attorney General published draft regulations intended to implement the already enacted Vermont Genetically Engineered (GE) food labeling law.

 

HTMLFCC & OSHA Tower Safety
Kelly V. Friend, Lawrence P. Halprin, Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 23, 2014, previously published on October 20, 2014
On October 14, 2014, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) convened a workshop to discuss the recent increase in telecommunication tower worker deaths. The workshop was described by FCC Chairman...

 

HTMLOSHA and FCC Holding Joint-Workshop to Discuss Safety Issues Related to Communication Tower Workers
David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 3, 2014, previously published on September 29, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced that they will be holding a joint-workshop to discuss safety issues related to communication tower workers. Last year more tower climbers were...

 

HTMLCalifornia's DTSC Releases Draft Priority Product Work Plan Under State's Green Chemistry Law
Nathan S. Cardon, Diana G. Graham, Sheila A. Millar, Jean-Cyril Walker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
September 24, 2014, previously published on September 17, 2014
The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) has released a draft Priority Product Work Plan as part of its Green Chemistry law, identifying six product categories from which priority products will be selected over the next three years for priority product rulemaking. The Work Plan...

 


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