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Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - July 2018 #3

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Focus - Interior Department proposes a vast reworking of the Endangered Species Act - THE NEW YORK TIMES - Jul 19 The U.S. Department of the Interior on Thursday proposed the most sweeping set of changes in decades to...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

Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP

Regulators Prepare to Roast Prop 65 Coffee Warning Requirement

My favorite Megan Mullally quote, and there are many, is her ode to coffee: “I’ll quit coffee. It won’t be easy drinking my Bailey’s straight, but I’ll get used to it. It’ll still be the best part of waking up.”...more

Lewitt Hackman

Environmental Law: How Clean Is That Cleaning Product?

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As if California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (“Prop 65”) doesn’t impose enough regulations on employers, landlords, retailers, manufacturers and distributors – we now must also contend with the Cleaning...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

WARNING: New Proposition 65 Amendments Go Into Effect August 30

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

We are seven weeks away from the California Proposition 65 amendments adopted in 2016 going into full effect, including substantial changes to the wording and format for providing warnings, new guidance on providing warnings...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Coffee Defendants Likely To Seek Stay of Prop. 65 Action Following OEHHA’s Proposal to Exempt Coffee From Cancer Warning...

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on

Defendants in the Proposition 65 case against Starbucks and numerous other coffee manufacturers and retailers have indicated that they intend to file a motion to stay that action following a proposal by the California agency...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Coffee Defendants Likely To Seek Stay of Prop. 65 Action Following OEHHA’s Proposal to Exempt Coffee From Warning Requirement

Defendants in the Proposition 65 case against Starbucks and numerous other coffee manufacturers and retailers have indicated that they intend to file a motion to stay that action following a proposal by the California agency...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Prop 65 Developments Relevant to the Food & Beverage Industry: Changes On Three Important Fronts

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The perils of Prop 65 claims are well-known to most food and beverage companies around the world. Through its one-of-a-kind labeling law, California regulates thousands of businesses that sell consumer goods to Californians,...more

Hogan Lovells

Proposed OEHHA Regulation Declares No Significant Risk of Listed Proposition 65 Chemicals in Coffee

by Hogan Lovells on

On Friday, June 15th, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) announced a proposed regulation clarifying that exposures to Proposition 65 chemicals in coffee do not pose a significant cancer...more

Buchalter

A Primer on the New Requirements of Proposition 65

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Proposition 65 (often referred to as “Prop 65”) was enacted in California in 1986 as the “Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.” Despite this official title, the scope of Prop 65 regulates far more than just water...more

Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger...

WARNING: New Proposition 65 Requirements Effective August 30, 2018

Significant changes to the Proposition 65 warning requirements will soon become effective. Businesses should act now to ensure compliance with these new requirements....more

Beveridge & Diamond PC

New California Proposition 65 Warning Regulations Take Effect August 30th

by Beveridge & Diamond PC on

In less than two months the safe harbor warning regulations for California’s Proposition 65 will be amended and operative, ending a two-year phase in period. As we have covered previously, the California Office of...more

Stoel Rives LLP

Key Changes for California’s Proposition 65 Effective August 30, 2018

by Stoel Rives LLP on

The new “Safe Harbor” warning regulations for Proposition 65 (“Prop 65”) go into effect on August 30, 2018. As of that date, the 2008 warning regulations will no longer be available as a safe harbor compliance option. This...more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

BEWARE: New Prop. 65 Warning Requirements Apply to California Hospitality Industry in Fewer Than 90 Days

In fewer than 90 days, new Prop. 65 regulations will apply to a wide variety of hospitality operators in California. Gas stations and coffee houses have been required to post warning signs for years under the California Safe...more

Allen Matkins

California Environmental Law & Policy Update - June 2018 #4

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Focus - New California Proposition 65 warnings rules to take effect in August - ALLEN MATKINS - Jun 20 As of August 30, 2018, businesses will be subject to new warning requirements under the California Safe Drinking...more

Allen Matkins

Are You Ready for the New Prop 65 Warnings? What Commercial Property Owners and Businesses Need to Understand to Be Prepared

by Allen Matkins on

As of August 30, 2018, businesses will be subject to new warning requirements under the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (aka Prop 65). The Prop 65 regulatory amendments (Amendments), adopted in 2016...more

Downey Brand LLP

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

by Downey Brand LLP on

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

Stinson Leonard Street

WARNING: California Prop 65 Amendments Take Effect on August 30, 2018

by Stinson Leonard Street on

Do you manufacture, distribute or supply consumer products (or component parts thereof) that are sold in California? If you do, then you likely are familiar with the California Proposition 65 warnings that should accompany...more

Downey Brand LLP

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

by Downey Brand LLP on

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

Mintz Levin - Consumer Product Matters

First Amendment Still Trumps Prop 65

Recently, a federal judge sitting in the Eastern District of California (Sacramento), for the first time, refused to require a manufacturer to place a Prop 65 warning on its product based on a finding that the requirement...more

Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.

Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Legal Bulletin | June 2018

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LEGISLATION, REGULATIONS & STANDARDS - Hawaii Bans Two Sunscreen Ingredients - The Hawaii legislature has passed a law that will prohibit the sale or distribution of sunscreen containing oxybenzone and octinoxate after...more

Lewitt Hackman

Killer Coffee? California May Exempt Coffee Industry from Prop 65 Warning Requirements

by Lewitt Hackman on

We told you about the lawsuit brought against nearly 100 food industry companies regarding the lack of Prop 65 warnings in restaurants and stores selling coffee. The problem is the potential presence of acrylamide when coffee...more

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

California Acts to Decaffeinate Cancer Warnings for Coffee

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

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

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

WARNING: New Proposition 65 “Clear and Reasonable Warning” Requirements Effective August 30, 2018

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on

Retailers and manufacturers should take steps now to ensure they are compliant with the new California Proposition 65 warning regulations that take effect on August 30, 2018. Proposition 65 prohibits retailers and...more

Mintz Levin - Consumer Product Matters

California AG Leads Attack on Lead in Infant Formula

Fresh off a victory in the CA primary, California Attorney General Xavier Bacerra filed suit on June 7, 2018 against Nutraceutical Corporation of Park City, Utah and Graceleigh, Inc. dba Sammy’s Milk of Newport Beach, CA,...more

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