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Food Litigation Newsletter - July 22, 2013

In This Issue: - Recent Significant Developments and Rulings ..Court Grants Preliminary Approval of Settlement in ConAgra’s “All Natural” Potato Class Action ..“All Natural” Case Involving GMOs Stayed to...more

Dangerous Attraction: High Powered Magnets & Children

More than a decade ago, manufacturers began marketing a different kind of toy magnet....more

A Word Of Warning: Water Balls Are Dangerous

Each year at home and on holiday, consumers are injured on rides and while taking part in recreational activities. In recent years, a new and dangerous amusement called water balls has been featured in carnivals, sporting and...more

European Commission Plans to Change Consumer Product Safety Rules

The European Commission plans to introduce new rules to improve the safety regime applicable to non-food consumer products distributed in the EU. The Commission has put forward a new package of measures to provide more...more

States Consider Legislative Proposals Regulating Toxic Chemicals in Consumer Products

There is high and growing concern among the general public regarding adverse health effects from exposures to toxic chemicals in consumer products, especially from exposures to children. These concerns initially came to a...more

Q&A With Carlton Fields' Gregory Cesarano

At Carlton Fields, Greg Cesarano focuses his practice on defense of corporations and manufacturers in products liability and commercial claims. He also leads Carlton Fields’ products and toxic tort liability practice group,...more

EU Customs Practice Group - January/February 2013

In This Issue: *EU CUSTOMS POLICY: - MCC recast/UCC - Commission Communication on Customs Risk Management Security of the Supply Chain *TARIFFS: - Update on duty suspensions/tariff quotas - GSP...more

New Consumer Product Safety Rules for Testing and Certification of Children's Products

On February 8, 2013, new requirements pertaining to product testing and certification for children’s products go into effect. These rules include, among other things, the following requirements...more

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