Polsinelli Podcasts - Class Action Lawsuits: What to do When the Claim Arrives
Blecker: GM Recalls Show Need for Harsher Penalties for "Red Collar" Criminals
Polsinelli Podcast - FDA Proposed Changes to Food Labels and What it May Mean for Manufacturers
Manufacturers, Importers and Retailers Must Take Action Following DTSC Reveal of Priority Products
Doing Business in California, Proposition 65, the California Green Chemical Initiative and the Rigid Plastic Packaging Regulations
Polsinelli Podcast - Food Safety Modernization Act
Bill on Bankruptcy: Delaware Garners Almost All Big Chapter 11s
Bill on Bankruptcy: Listening in the Dark at the NCBJ
Dean: Law Schools Use Merit Scholarships To Boost Rankings
Dean: Law Firms 'Support' NYLS's 2 Year Degree Program
Bill on Bankruptcy: LightSquared, the Battle among Hedge Funds
Bill on Bankruptcy: Appeals Court Changes the Law on Fraud
Bill on Bankruptcy: Make-Whole Premiums, Lehman, ResCap
Rice: Banking Lobby Won't Let New Glass-Steagall Bill Pass
Bar President: 3Ls Should Get Paid for Internships
Bill on Bankruptcy: Lawyers Must Disclose What Clients Pay
NALP: 18-Year Low for Law Grad Employment
Is Edward Snowden a Whistleblower?
Unique Privacy Concerns for Mobile Apps
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
This space has thoroughly explored the various forms of civil liability food companies face for the mislabeling and/or deceptive marketing of their products. Last week, a set of landmark convictions in a criminal food-safety...more
A recent federal decision has made clear that court-ordered recalls can have real teeth, not just for manufacturers but also their officers—especially when the court has reason to suspect a company’s execs are deliberately...more
Three Senate Democrats recently introduced a bill that seeks to hold company executives of a product maker or seller criminally liable for knowingly "failing to inform and warn of serious dangers" associated with a product....more
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
With the recent high-profile recalls involving Toyota and GM, auto suppliers are anticipating a spike in recalls and asking themselves how to prepare for this inevitability.
As a start, auto suppliers need to...more
Over the last few weeks, two big stories have made headlines in the food industry. Beginning in early February, news media across Europe began reporting that food products tested in several European countries contained...more
In the wake of a scathing March 4th GAO Report, FDA has informed Congress that it will boost criminal prosecutions of pharmaceutical and food industry executives. Although the Agency's Office of Criminal Investigation...more
In April of this year, Bill C-52, "respecting the safety of consumer products," was tabled in the House of Commons by the Minister of Health. This proposed legislation protects consumers by addressing or preventing dangers to...more
On March 6, 2008, the U.S. Senate passed S. 2663, the most ambitious reauthorization and amendment to the Consumer Product Safety Act and related statutes since the creation of the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC or...more
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