Mary Langowski

Mary Langowski

DLA Piper

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Food and Beverage News and Trends

Vermont AG defends the state’s GMO statute. On August 8, the Vermont attorney general filed a motion to dismiss a case brought by food trade groups against the state’s newly enacted statute requiring GMO foods be...more

8/26/2014 - FDA First Amendment Food Labeling Food Manufacturers GMO Interstate Commerce Motion to Dismiss USDA Whole Foods

Food and Beverage News and Trends

Bill aims to impose federal excise tax on sugary drinks. On July 29, Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced a bill that would tax soda and other sugary drinks. The bill, which would levy an excise tax of one...more

8/11/2014 - Class Action Excise Tax Food Manufacturers Food Safety GMO

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - FDA issues guidance on use of term “gluten-free” by small businesses. The...more

7/15/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Food Safety Gluten-Free

Food and Beverage News and Trends

FDA clarifies its stance on cheese making. On June 13, the FDA issued a clarification stating it “does not have a new policy banning the use of wooden shelves in cheese-making, nor is there any requirement in effect...more

7/1/2014 - Chobani Inc Contamination FDA Food Contamination Food Manufacturers Food Safety

Food and Beverage Alert (US)

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - Senators express concern about FDA’s use of draft guidance documents to...more

5/26/2014 - Agriculture Appropriations Bill Country of Origin E-Cigarettes Evaporated Cane Juice FDA Food Labeling Food Marketing Marketing Obesity Subsidies USDA

Food and Beverage News and Trends

GMA, others say 2009 FDA guidance on use of the term “evaporated cane juice” has caused chaos in food industry. In 2009, the FDA told manufacturers not to use the term “evaporated cane juice” on the grounds that the...more

5/16/2014 - FDA Food Contamination Food Labeling Food Safety GMO

Food and Beverage Alert (US)

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - Supporting healthy food options for students. On April 3, Senators Heidi...more

4/18/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Food Safety GMO USDA

Federal agencies propose health IT regulatory framework, seek stakeholder input and participation in new initiatives

A little more than five years after the passage of the Health Information Technology Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, the Food and Drug Administration, Federal Communications Commission and the Office of the...more

4/11/2014 - Data Protection EHR FDA FDCA Healthcare HITECH Medical Devices ONC PHI Technology

Food and Beverage News and Trends - April 2014

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - Food industry opposes trans fat bar, proposes setting limitations. Major...more

4/8/2014 - False Advertising FDA Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Food Marketing Food Recalls General Electric GMO Grocery Stores Nutrition Facts Labels Organic POM Wonderful Sustainability

Food and Beverage News and Trends

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - Citizen petition filed for hummus standard of identity. A citizen’s...more

3/27/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Food Safety FTC Wine & Alcohol

Food And Beverage News And Trends

Food industry proposes front-of-package nutrition information. In the wake of the recently proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts panel labeling, the Grocery Manufacturer's Association proposed its own front-of-package...more

3/14/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Food Safety

First Lady And Nutrition: USDA And FDA Propose Sweeping Food Labeling And Marketing Regulations

Today, First Lady Michelle Obama and the Food and Drug Administration released two long-awaited proposed regulations that would for the first time in 20 years make significant changes to the nutrition information found on...more

2/28/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Marketing Nutrition Facts Labels USDA

FDA declines to define "Natural"

In a much anticipated letter response, FDA has officially declined the opportunity to administratively determine whether foods containing bioengineered ingredients may be labeled as “Natural,” “All Natural” or “100% Natural,”...more

1/9/2014 - FDA Food Labeling Food Marketing GMO

Defeat on Washington I-522 GMO Labeling

State-sponsored GMO-labeling efforts faced defeat in Washington State’s November 2013 election. Voters rejected Washington State’s Initiative Measure 522 (I-522) proposal, 51.21 percent to 48.79 percent.1 Washington’s...more

11/21/2013 - Food Labeling GMO Labeling

The end of trans fats? FDA issues Tentative Determination on trans fats in processed foods

The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a Federal Register notice with its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are...more

11/14/2013 - FDA Food Manufacturers Food Safety

Offering health care solutions at consumers' fingertips? What you should know about FDA regulation of mobile medical apps

Over two years after the Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance on “mobile medical applications,” the agency recently issued its greatly anticipated final guidance. As FDA considered comments from stakeholders...more

10/11/2013 - FDA FDCA Healthcare Medical Devices Mobile Apps

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