Steve Kluting

Steve Kluting

Varnum LLP

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Growing Michigan - Second Quarter 2013

In This Issue: - Monsanto Wins Supreme Court Patent Case Concerning Roundup Ready Soy Beans - Farm Bill Moves Forward But Remains in Doubt - Bridge to Prosperity: New Bridge Between U.S. and Canada Approved -...more

6/20/2013 - Affordable Care Act Bowman v Monsanto Bridges Canada Farm Bill Genetically Engineered Seed Health Insurance Tax Healthcare Monsanto SCOTUS Small Business Wine & Alcohol

Food Defense Strategy Exchange

I attended, and was privileged to be asked to speak at, the 4th Annual Food Defense Strategy Exchange hosted by Tyco Integrated Security recently in Chicago. It was really a great event, with meaningful participation by...more

5/7/2013 - Food Safety FSMA Tyco

Comment Period Extended For Proposed FSMA Rules

Yesterday, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development hosted officials from the Food & Drug Administration at a "Listening Session" on the newly proposed rules under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA),...more

4/26/2013 - FDA FSMA Proposed Regulation Public Comment

Years Later, PCA Employees Indicted

I had the following email exchange earlier this year with a concerned client: Client (in late January 2013): "Hi Steve, I was wondering if you knew of any cases where employees were prosecuted for not following...more

4/15/2013 - Criminal Prosecution DOJ FDA FDCA Food Contamination Food Safety Park Doctrine

Captive Insurance Companies – Family-Owned Food Processors Might Consider This Opportunity

Because I've had a couple of food industry clients inquire of me about the benefits of Captives, I attended a morning seminar on the topic earlier this week. I was very keenly interested in the real benefits that are...more

3/29/2013 - Captive Insurance Company Closely Held Businesses Food Manufacturers

FDA Uses New Recall Power For First Time

More than two years ago, the Food Safety Modernization Act authorized, for the first time, the FDA to force a company to conduct a food recall. Prior to that, all food recalls (with the exceptions of baby formula) were...more

3/26/2013 - FDA Food Contamination Food Manufacturers Food Recalls FSMA

Growing Michigan - Fourth Quarter 2012

In This Issue: - MISS Dig Bills Pass in Michigan Senate, Stall in House - Farm Bill Still Stalled - Ag Groups Urge Action on Estate Taxes - SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Now Available in Michigan - Michigan...more

12/29/2012 - Disaster Loans Economic Injuries Estate Tax Farm Bill Groundwater Permits SBA Wetlands

Tougher Regulation Of “Energy Drinks”?

In late October, Senators Dick Durbin and Richard Blumenthal sent a letter to the FDA urging for tougher regulation of energy drinks. The letter was prompted by news reports that the FDA has recently received five adverse...more

11/22/2012 - Advertising Energy Drinks FDA

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