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Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Monsanto's Roundup Case: What's at Stake from a Legal and Policy Perspective

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The $289 million judgment from a California jury against Monsanto earlier this week relating to its Roundup product is significant both from a legal and a policy standpoint. From a legal perspective, the simple fact that...more

Knobbe Martens

Veterans Association and IBM Watson Extends Oncology Partnership

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On July 19th, 2018, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and IBM Watson Health announced an extension of their ongoing partnership to interpret cancer data in patients....more

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

New Product Labeling Requirements for Coffee

Coffee drinkers were pleasantly surprised recently to learn their daily beverage may afford a number of health benefits. The beverage contains antioxidants and nutrients, and may protect against Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s,...more

Downey Brand LLP

U.S. District Court Denies California Attorney General’s Request to Reconsider Holding that Proposition 65 Warnings for Glyphosate...

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On June 12, 2018, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of California denied the California Attorney General’s request for the court to reconsider its decision in February that California cannot require...more

Downey Brand LLP

California Proposes Regulation that Proposition 65 Cancer Warnings Are Not Required for Coffee

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On June 15, 2018, the Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) proposed a new regulation to help clarify that Proposition 65 cancer warnings are not required for coffee products. OEHHA’s proposed action is...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

California Acts to Decaffeinate Cancer Warnings for Coffee

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Responding quickly to a landmark court ruling requiring coffee sold in the state to bear a Proposition 65 warning label, California has initiated a proposed rulemaking to clarify that exposure to acrylamide and other...more

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

Has the Gate Swung Open? – Recent PA Frye Ruling

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The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently issued an opinion in Walsh v. BASF Corp. addressing the gatekeeper role of the trial judge when reviewing and ruling on the admissibility of expert causation opinions. The PA Superior...more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Voluntarily Sharing Family’s Cancer History Bars GINA Claims, Court Holds

GINA—that elusive law about employers collecting genetic information that rarely comes up. What if an employee voluntarily shares his genetic history—can he turn around and claim his employer improperly acquired the genetic...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | May 2018 #4

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Advocacy Groups Urge Senate to Support NOSB - A group of advocacy organizations has sent a letter asking the leaders of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition & Forestry to “fully support organic agriculture in the...more

Beveridge & Diamond PC

California Appeals Court Upholds State’s Reliance On Conclusion By A Foreign Agency To Classify Glyphosate As “Cancer-Causing”

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Two courts recently examined California’s regulation of glyphosate, a widely used pesticide ingredient, for its alleged health risks via the state’s Proposition 65 warning program. The decisions are noteworthy for the...more

Allen Matkins

Court Holds International Cancer Agency Is Not A Private Corporation

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More than a half century ago, the World Health Assembly established the International Agency for Research on Cancer as the specialized cancer agency of the World Health Organization. Although headquartered in Lyon, France,...more

Cozen O'Connor

The Legality of Cannabidiol and Concerns Regarding False Advertising

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The legality of marijuana (also known as cannabis) has been a popular topic in recent years with thirty states and the District of Columbia having laws that legalize marijuana in some form. However, under federal law,...more

Baker Ober Health Law

Precision Medicine Advances: Medicare Coverage of Next Generation Sequencing Testing

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Medicare recently released a new national coverage determination (NCD) that addresses certain diagnostic laboratory tests using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced cancer. NGS technology has made it...more

Knobbe Martens

FDA Approval for Auris' Robotic Endoscopy Platform

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On March 23, Auris Health, Inc. announced FDA clearance for the Monarch Platform, Auris’ new system for robotic endoscopy. According to Auris Health, the Monarch Platform “integrates the latest advancements in robotics,...more

Husch Blackwell LLP

Coffee Now Served With A Cancer Warning In California

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Coffee sellers in the State of California will now be required to provide cancer warnings on their coffee products. On March 28, 2018, a California State Court issued a Statement of Decision in a Proposition 65 (Prop 65) case...more

Knobbe Martens

23andMe Wins FDA Approval for Test to Detect BRCA Mutations

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently authorized 23andMe to market its Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk Report for BRCA1/BRCA2 (Selected Variants). According to an FDA news release, the approved...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

CMS Expands Coverage of Certain Advanced Cancer Companion Diagnostic Tests Employing Next Generation Sequencing

Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) decided to provide nationwide reimbursement for certain in vitro, companion diagnostic tests that employ Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

New CMS National Coverage Determination and FDA Regulatory Approach: the Next Generation for NGS Testing Policy?

• The new national Medicare coverage determination covers only FDA-authorized NGS tests with companion diagnostic indications, leaving NGS cancer tests without that specific indication to seek coverage from local Medicare...more

Dentons

A busy month for discrimination law

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It's been a busy few weeks for judgments; we round up the most recent discrimination cases below....more

Epstein Becker & Green

Obstacles in the Path? Medicare’s National Coverage Determination on Next-Generation Sequencing Has Significant Implications for...

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A controversial new Medicare national coverage determination (“Medicare NCD”) for certain next-generation sequencing (“NGS”) tests published by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) on March 16, 2018, could...more

Knobbe Martens

23andMe Receives First FDA Authorization for Direct-to-Consumer Cancer Risk Genetic Test

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On March 6, 2018, 23andMe, Inc. received the first-ever FDA authorization for a direct-to-consumer genetic test that analyzes gene mutations to help predict a subject’s risk of developing specific cancers. 23andMe already...more

Hogan Lovells

CMS finalizes National Coverage Determination for Next Generation Sequencing Tests for advanced cancer

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On Friday, March 16, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized its National Coverage Determination (NCD) for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) tests for Medicare beneficiaries with advanced cancer. Please see...more

Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

FDA Authorizes First Direct-to-Consumer Test for BRCA Gene Mutations

On March 6, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) authorized, with special controls, the first direct-to-consumer test to detect the presence of genetic mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes (“BRCA genes”). ...more

Downey Brand LLP

The Latest in the Prop. 65 World: Processed Meat; Lead and Cadmium in Chocolate; and Glyphosate in Herbicides

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February was a busy month in the Proposition 65 world with two developments that may impact businesses that manufacture or sell processed meat or chocolate products. In addition, the United States District Court for the...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Prop. 65 Litigation Involving Acrylamide Heats Up on Eve of Ruling in Coffee Cases

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California Proposition 65 litigation over acrylamide in food has been heating up lately, receiving national news coverage in anticipation of a ruling in a fiercely contested case involving exposure to acrylamide in...more

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