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FDA Issues Draft Guidance For Farmers And Food Processors Under The Food Safety Modernization Act

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In late October, the FDA released two draft guidance documents intended to help farmers and food processors comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act. The Food Safety Modernization Act, enacted in 2011, provides the FDA...more

Bilzin Sumberg

Price Fixing in the Food Industry

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When people think about this year’s food industry trends, they may envision app-based grocery delivery services, the Keto diet, and restaurants that serve all locally-sourced ingredients....more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | October 2018 #3

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LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS & STANDARDS - Codex Office to Finalize Strategic Plan - The U.S. Codex Office has scheduled a meeting for November 2, 2018, to brief the public and receive comments on its 2019-2023 strategic...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | October 2018

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LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS & STANDARDS - FDA Seeks Input on Plant-Based Milks - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has solicited public input on questions related to plant-based substitutes for dairy products...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

California’s Cage-Free Eggs Law Faces Supreme Court Challenge By Other States

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Briefing is now complete in a lawsuit filed by more than a dozen states asking the United States Supreme Court to block a California law requiring any eggs sold within the state to come from chickens that have sufficient...more

Hogan Lovells

FSMA Implementation Update (March 2018)

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There have been several recent developments regarding implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The below post summarizes the following topics: - Guidance on application of the Foreign Supplier...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | January 2018 #2

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Organic Group Objects to Withdrawal of OLPP - A group of organic food producers, retailers and certifiers has published a full-page advertisement in The Washington Post containing the text of a letter to Secretary of...more

Jones Day

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Update | Vol. V, Issue 1

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Top News - FDA Announces Intention to Not Enforce Certain FSMA Final Rules Provisions - On January 4, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a guidance announcing that it does not intend to enforce...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | January 2018

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FDA Announces Intent Not to Enforce Portions of FSMA - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced it will not enforce certain provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) because the agency needs...more

Foley & Lardner LLP

Industry Coalition Obtains Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of North Dakota Dealer Statute

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On December 14, 2017, the U.S. District Court in Bismarck, North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction preventing the enforcement of recently enacted amendments to the North Dakota Farm Equipment Dealership Statute known as...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | October 2017 #4

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Furans in Baby Food May Pose Health Risk, EFSA Reports - The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued an assessment of the risks of furans and related compounds 2- and 3-methylfurans, concluding that they pose a...more

Jones Day

Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Update | Vol. IV, Issue 6

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TOP NEWS - FDA Proposes New Compliance Dates for the Water Provisions of the Produce Safety Final Rule - On September 13, 2017, the Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule to extend, for covered produce...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | August 2017

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) has sent a letter to Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), calling for an investigation into the use of phthalates in food and fast-food packaging. Citing a...more

Holland & Knight LLP

Food and Beverage Law Update: December 2016

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Overtime Rules Enjoined Nationwide - In State of Nev. v. U.S. Dep't of Labor Case No. 4:16-cv-00731-ALM, 2016 WL 6879615 (E.D. Tex. Nov. 22, 2016), a Texas district court enjoined nationwide the Department of Labor's...more

Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley

Safe Food Labeling Act — Less Label Clarity and Less Safety?

While Americans have been bombarded with news of Pokemon sightings, legislation concerning our food safety passed through the House, with barely a whisper from the mainstream media. The House of Representatives submitted...more

Nexsen Pruet, PLLC

New Legislation in North Carolina Impacts the Agribusiness Industry

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In the recently ended session in the General Assembly, Senate Bill 770 was enacted. This bill is entitled “An Act To Provide Further Regulatory Relief To The Agricultural Community.”...more

Varnum LLP

Major Federal Food Safety Law Depends on Individual State Enforcement

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In 2011, Congress approved the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act in response to several deadly outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. These outbreaks convinced legislators and food industry groups that the then-existing food...more

Varnum LLP

Senate Agriculture Committee to Review GMO Labeling Bill

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The Senate Agriculture Committee is in the process of moving forward with a GMO Labeling Bill. Committee Chairman Pat Roberts, R-Kansas, released a discussion draft of the bill in February, and has the support of the American...more

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Legislative Update: GMO-Labeling Bill Moves to Full Senate

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In a hearing this morning in the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee, committee members voted 14-6, including all Republican members and three Democrats (Klobuchar (MN), Heitkamp (ND), and Donnelly (IN)), to...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

FDA creates new rigorous produce safety requirements

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Over the last 10 years, a significant number of outbreaks of contaminated foods, including E. coli and Listeria, have caused severe adverse health events – even death – for many American consumers. In November 2015, the Food...more

Mintz - Consumer Product Safety Viewpoints

FDA Releases Two Final Food Safety Rules: What You Need to Know

Progress on Final Rules implementing the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) took a significant step forward last week when FDA released its first two, comprising the final rules on Current Good Manufacturing Practice and...more

McGuireWoods LLP

FDA Finalizes First Two Rules Under FSMA

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On September 10, 2015, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its long-anticipated preventive control rules for human and animal food under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The Current Good...more

Mintz - Consumer Product Safety Viewpoints

The Patchwork Solidifies: GMO Bill Moves Forward in the House

The proposed Federal regulation of GMOs is proceeding. Following the White House’s recent action on GMOs, Representative Pompeo’s “Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act” (H.R. 1599) was passed by the House Agriculture Committee...more

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

WRI Report Concludes Biofuels Competing With Food Sources

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The World Resources Institute (WRI) issued a working paper, "Avoiding Bioenergy Competition for Food Crops and Land," as part of its series on "Creating a Sustainable Food Future." ...more

McGuireWoods LLP

State of the GMO Union

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Just how hot is GMO-labeling legislation? On Jan. 6, 2015, a Republican state senator introduced just such a bill - in Indiana, the nation’s breadbasket. Still, federal legislation on both sides of the issue has stalled, the...more

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