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|China Passes Sweeping Amendment to Food Safety Law: The Most Stringent To Date|
Yun Chen, David J. Ettinger, Mark Thompson; Keller and Heckman LLP;
May 13, 2015On April 25, 2015, after two rounds of comment solicitation and revision in 2013 and 2014, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress of China passed the amended Food Safety Law (“Law”). The Law, which will enter into force on October 1, 2015, is considered the most...
|U.S. House Passes Cyberthreat Information Sharing Bills|
Nathan S. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall, Sheila A. Millar; Keller and Heckman LLP;
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 24, 2015On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills that would promote cyberthreat information sharing. These steps, coupled with recent action on a federal data breach notification measure, show real progress on important aspects of privacy and data security. While...
|How You Say It Makes a Difference - California False Advertising Claims Attacking "No Trans Fat" Labeling Gain Traction as Ninth Circuit Rejects Preemption Arguments|
Robert S. Niemann; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 27, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held, in relevant part, that a consumer states a valid claim for false advertising when a company claims "No Trans Fats" for a product which has less than 0.5 grams of trans fats per serving (but more than 0 grams) even though Food...
|China Publishes Draft Amendment to the GB 9685 Hygienic Standard on the Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials|
David J. Ettinger, Mark Thompson; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 24, 2015, previously published on April 03, 2015On January 20, 2015, China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) published an amendment to the current Hygienic Standards for Uses of Additives in Food Containers and Packaging Materials (GB 9685-2008) for comments from the general public. Comments on the amended...
|OSHA Releases Communication Tower Request for Information|
Manesh K. Rath, David G. Sarvadi; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 22, 2015, previously published on April 17, 2015Continuing its efforts to address hazards associated with communications tower construction, servicing, and maintenance, on April 15, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) published in the Federal Register in the a Request for Information (“RFI”)...
|Summary of EPA's Proposed Rule for Nanoscale Substances|
Keller Heckman LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015EPA is proposing to collect information from companies that have manufactured, imported, or processed chemical substances at the nanoscale in the three years prior to the effective date of the rule. Reports are due 6 months from the effective date of the rule.
|FDA-Regulated Industry Litigation Update regarding "Made in the U.S.A." Claims|
Melvin S. Drozen, Alissa D. Jijon, Richard F. Mann, Evangelia C. Pelonis, Frederick A. Stearns; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015We look forward to having you join us for our upcoming webinar, “Made in the U.S.A.” Claims: A Marketer's Guide. Relatedly, we are writing with an update on a recent litigation development in the “Made in the U.S.A.” claim arena, particularly as it may have implications for...
|911 Reliability Rules, Drone Privacy, Millimeter Wave Radar Frequencies, FirstNet Meeting, Complimentary Webinars: Pole Attachments and Emergency Communications, Vol XII, Issue 10|
C. Douglas Jarrett, Gregory E. Kunkle, Thomas B. Magee, Tracy P. Marshall, Jack Richards; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 6, 2015, previously published on March 9, 2015Last week the FCC released an Order extending the Comment and Reply Comment period for its proposed rules governing the reliability of 911 infrastructure. The proposed rules expand those adopted by the FCC last year in a number of ways. (Vol. XI, Issue 18). For example, the new rules would expand...
|POM-eled: POM Wonderful, The FTC and Competitor Challenges (Hint - It's All About Consumer Deception)|
Sheila A. Millar, Christopher G. Van Gundy; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 2, 2015, previously published on February 2, 2015The name of POM Wonderful, LLC (“POM”) will now forever be linked to some important advertising rulings that are not only of central significance to the food industry, but have broader advertising significance as well. We are reminded of those actions today because POM’s...
|Country of Origin Marking Requirements|
Evangelia C. Pelonis, Laura D. Venker; Keller and Heckman LLP;
April 1, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015Rules of origin are used to determine the country of origin (COO) of a product for purposes of international trade. The COO of merchandise can affect, among other things, admissibility, rate of duty, eligibility for special programs, and marking requirements.