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2020 Regulatory Amendments Attempt to Simplify Proposition 65 Warning Obligations

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The Situation: New regulatory amendments to Proposition 65 went into effect on April 1, 2020. These amendments: (i) allow manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers of consumer products to satisfy Proposition 65's warning...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Navigating State-Authorized Medical, Recreational Marijuana In The Manufacturing Sector

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The state-sanctioned use of marijuana continues to progress, with 33 states authorizing it for medical purposes and 11 states extending those protections to recreational use. Despite this widespread adoption by the states,...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

From Corn To Cattle: Under Right-To-Farm Act Laws, Farmers May Have Flexibility To Diversify And Expand Their Farming Operation

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Have you ever heard the term, “smells like money”? Under the ever-changing economic landscape affecting farmers throughout the country, many are looking to diversify their agricultural operation from an exclusive row-crop...more

Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt PC

CARES Act Questions for the Agricultural Industry - Update #7

Congress recently passed the economic stimulus package referred to as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the “CARES Act1”), the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act (“PPPHCE Act”),...more

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Cannabis Group Weekly Alert - Week of August 3, 2020

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In this week’s edition: Protecting states from federal interference: By a vote of 254-163, the House of Representatives approved an amendment to its annual funding laws to block the Department of Justice from interfering with...more

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FDA Provides Playbook for Developing Cannabis Drugs

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released the Draft Guidance for Industry, Cannabis and Cannabis-Derived Compounds: Quality Considerations for Clinical Research. In this guidance, the FDA defers to the...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News - August 2020 #2

Agriculture - CBS 17: Some question face mask enforcement at State Farmers Market in Raleigh - There are questions about mask enforcement at the State Farmers Market in Raleigh, including what’s required and why some...more

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Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Releases Scientific Advisory Report for 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) recently released its competed Scientific Advisory Report, which will serve as the basis of the recommendations in the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The 2020-2025...more

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USDA Proposes Overhaul of Organic Program Certification and Enforcement Rules

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Key Takeaways: What Happened: On August 5, 2020, USDA proposed a significant expansion of certification and recordkeeping requirements and enforcement activities under the National Organic Program....more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update l August 2020 #2

USDA Accepting Comments on Organic Rule Amendments - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is accepting comments on the Agricultural Marketing Service’s proposed amendments to organic regulations concerning oversight...more

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

How Grape Growers Can Protect Their Interests When a Winery Approaches Insolvency

A lot goes into the making of great wine, and when a winery becomes financially unstable, there are multiple competing interests that need to be satisfied, including the banks that provide the winery with financing, the...more

Downey Brand LLP

Proposition 65 Notices of the Month – July 2020: Notices Decline for Acrylamide in Snack Foods; Chocolate, Canned Goods, Dietary...

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In July, citizen plaintiff enforcers of California’s Proposition 65 (“Prop. 65”) continued to send hundreds of 60-Day Notices of Violation (“Notices”), as they have during each month of 2020. These Notices challenge the...more

Hogan Lovells

FDA Will Take Its Time on CBD – But Industry Does Not Have to Wait to Get Ready

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Tell me if you’ve heard this one before – the regulatory issues surrounding CBD will be completely resolved after a certain “legislative fix” is passed.  Remember all of the articles in December 2018 declaring CBD legal after...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Cal OSHA issues Updated Infection Prevention Guidance For Agricultural Employers

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To assist with protecting the essential workers who work in the agricultural industry, California’s Department Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health (“Cal OSHA”) issued updated guidance on...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

U.S. Senators Vote Against Deputy Secretary Of Energy Nominee and other Biobased Developments

Federal - U.S. Senators Vote Against Deputy Secretary Of Energy Nominee - On August 4, 2020, U.S. Senators Joni Ernst (R-IA) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) voted against Mark Menezes, who is nominated to become Deputy...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Texas Bans the Manufacture and Sale of Smokable Hemp Products

The State of Texas officially banned the manufacture and sale of smokable hemp products and hemp vapor cartridges. Effective August 2, 2020, the Texas Department of State Health Services (the “DSHS”) issued a final rule...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Trademark Board Harshes the Mellow of CBD Oil Manufacturer

The relationship between the cannabis industry and intellectual property laws in the United States is unique and complicated, in many ways mirroring the nation’s collective views on the cannabis plant. This is unfortunate, in...more

Morgan Lewis

COVID-19: UK Competition Law Exemption for Dairy Industry Comes to an End

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The UK government’s Dairy Produce Order of May 1, 2020, which temporarily relaxed the application of UK competition law to certain types of cooperation in the dairy sector between dairy produce suppliers or dairy logistic...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

The Week in Weed: August 2020

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Welcome back to The Week in Weed, your Friday look at what’s happening in the world of legalized marijuana....more

Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

USDA Announces New Rule to Fight Organic Fraud

On August 5, 2020, the Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture published a proposed rule designed to strengthen the agency’s oversight and enforcement of the production, handling, and sale of...more

Alston & Bird

Bioengineered Foods in the Spotlight: Updating the BE Food List and a Challenge to the USDA’s NBFDS Rule

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued a request for comments on its recommendations to update the List of Bioengineered Foods and is facing a federal lawsuit challenging key aspects of the National Bioengineered Food...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

USDA Requests Comments On Update To Bioengineered Foods List

On July 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) announced its solicitation for comments and feedback on recommendations to update...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

CFPB Focuses on Complaint Trends & Concentrations Leveraging New Tools

The CFPB recently announced new publicly available tools to better leverage the Complaints Database and to spot trends and concentrations of consumer complaints. If you are a data nerd, or even if you are not, it might be...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

COVID-19 Washington Update: August 2020 #2

Congress - Bipartisan negotiations on the next round of COVID-relief legislation continue, with leaders pointing to some progress over the last 24-48 hours. Administration officials have stressed the importance of reaching...more

Hogan Lovells

Proposed Regulation would Significantly Change the Warning Requirements for Acrylamide and Other Chemicals Formed During the...

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On August 4, 2020, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA), the lead agency that implements California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), proposed to adopt a new regulation that would significantly change the...more

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