Natalie Rainer practices in the area of food and drug law. She advises clients on regulatory requirements for foods, dietary supplements, cosmetics, and food and drug packaging in jurisdictions around the world, including North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Ms. Rainer's practice includes evaluating the regulatory status of food-contact materials, food additives, and color additives; advising companies on advertising and labeling requirements (including claim substantiation, nutrition labeling, organic labeling, and environmental/green claims); and counseling clients on good manufacturing practices. She also advises clients on compliance with state and local regulatory requirements, such as toxics in packaging, right-to-know acts, and California's Proposition 65. She is fluent in Spanish.
During graduate school, Ms. Rainer worked at the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division as an intern in the Environmental Torts Section. In this position she participated in the defense of the federal government in multi-billion dollar environmental lawsuits and wrote a successful U.S. Court of Appeals brief defending the Attorney General in a contentious political asylum case. During her last year of law school, she participated in the Federal Legislation Clinic where she worked for the Epilepsy Foundation to reform the Americans with Disabilities Act.
•Sep 22, 2016 Natalie Rainer to Present Food Safety: Ingredient Preclearance: Intentional Components of Food
•Sep 16, 2016 Herb Estreicher to Serve on Two Panels at the 2016 Green Chemistry Conference
•Sep 15, 2016 Leslie Krasny and Natalie Rainer to Attend the 2016 Prop 65 Conference
•May 05, 2016 Keller and Heckman Professionals to Attend FDLI's Annual Conference
•Jun 21, 2016 Impact of FDA's Final Nutrition Labeling Regulations Webinar
•Apr 27, 2016 Webinar: FSMA: A Foreign Suppliers Guide
•Oct 05, 2016 California Attorney General Issues New Proposition 65 Enforcement Regulations
•Sep 27, 2016 FDA Publishes New GRAS Rule
•Sep 08, 2016 California Issues Final Rule on Proposition 65 -- Article 6: Clear and Reasonable Warnings
•Aug 29, 2016 Summaries on FDA's Final Rule on GRAS Notices and the Draft Guidance Document on New Dietary Ingredient Issues
•Jun 02, 2016 Summaries of Final Rules on Revisions to Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labeling and Serving Sizes
•May 31, 2016 The California Rigid Plastic Packaging Container Law
•Apr 21, 2016 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA): A Foreign Suppliers Guide