Tiffani Williams

Tiffani Williams

DLA Piper

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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. - Commentator says “food addiction” is a misleading term that should not be...more

10/27/2014 - Class Action FDA FDCA Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Food Marketing Grocery Stores Organic USDA Wal-Mart

Food and Beverage News and Trends - Food and Beverage Alert (US): October 2014

School Nutrition Association responds to critical article, sets forth its views on healthy lunches. The School Nutrition Association, which represents school cafeterias across the nation, responded on October 7 to a New York...more

10/13/2014 - Antibiotics FDA Food Contamination Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Food Safety Public Schools Salmonella School Lunch Programs Takings Tyson Foods USDA

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. - Judge refuses to dismiss “all natural” class action. On September 9, a...more

10/3/2014 - China Class Action False Advertising FDA Food Labeling Food Manufacturers Food Safety FSMA

Food and Beverage News and Trends - Food and Beverage Alert (US): September 2014

This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape. - Poll indicates strong support by parents for school lunch standards. On...more

9/12/2014 - CDC FDA Food Labeling Food Manufacturers General Mills GMO Grocery Stores School Lunch Programs

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. - Supporting healthy food options for students. On April 3, Senators Heidi...more

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

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

Health plan pays for failing to erase data on leased equipment: two takeaways for companies handling electronic PHI

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced a settlement between the US Department of Health and Human Services and Affinity Health Plan, Inc. to address potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and...more

8/20/2013 - Data Breach Data Protection Healthcare HHS HIPAA OCR Office Equipment PHI Risk Assessment Settlement

WellPoint agrees to pay $1.7M in HIPAA penalties: what this tells you

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has announced that WellPoint, Inc. agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and...more

7/16/2013 - Health Insurance HHS HIPAA Insurers OCR Penalties Settlement WellPoint

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