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Food and Beverage News and Trends

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Menu labeling goes into effect. The FDA's menu-labeling rule is now in effect nationwide. The rule requires thousands of retail food establishments with 20+ locations to post calorie counts on menus and menu boards. FDA...more

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | May 2018 #3

WHO Announces Plan to Eliminate Trans Fat from Global Food Supply - The World Health Organization (WHO) has announced “a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global...more

Draft Environmental Impact Statement And Preliminary Pest Risk Assessment For GE Citrus Tristeza Virus Permit Now Available

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On May 11, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the availability of a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public review and comment. ...more

USDA BioPreferred Program Awards Biobased Product Label To Tremco’s POWERply® Endure™ BIO Adhesive

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On May 9, 2018, Tremco Roofing and Building Maintenance announced that its POWERply® Endure™ BIO Adhesive had earned the Certified Biobased Product label from the USDA BioPreferred Program. Tremco’s adhesive is made of 71...more

The State AG Report Weekly Update May 2018 #3

by Cozen O'Connor on

2018 AG Elections- Idaho and Nebraska Primaries Confirm Nominations of Uncontested Candidates- Idaho and Nebraska both held primaries on May 15, 2018, for numerous federal and statewide offices, including state Attorney...more

Wrap-Up of Federal and State Chemical Regulatory Developments, May 2018

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

Overview: - Since enactment on June 22, 2016, of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, EPA has implemented a muscular regulatory program expressing Congress’ intent for a new and improved Toxic...more

USDA and FDA Announce Proposed Bioengineered Disclosure Rules and Labeling Rule Compliance Date Changes

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Both the USDA and the FDA recently released updates to food labeling regulations that will significantly affect food manufacturers. On Friday, May 4, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the USDA proposed a rule...more

USDA Publishes Proposed GMO Labeling Regulations

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The Agricultural Marketing Service of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently published a proposed rule containing regulations to implement the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard mandated by Congress in...more

The U.S. is one step closer to GMO food labeling

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

The USDA published long-awaited proposed rules for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. Here’s what food companies need to know. On May 4, 2018, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services (AMS) published a...more

AMS Publishes Proposed Rule to Establish Disclosure Requirements for Bioengineered Foods

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

On May 4, 2018, the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (“AMS”) published a notice of proposed rulemaking that would establish disclosure requirements for bioengineered foods under a new “National Bioengineered Food...more

Don’t Cry Over Spilt – Organic – Milk

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

The federal district court for the Northern District of California recently dismissed a putative class action lawsuit, which alleged that Horizon Organic milk containing “DHA” violated California’s unlawful and unfair...more

USDA Seeks Comments On Proposed Rule For National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On May 4, 2018, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) proposed a rule to establish the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard mandated by Congress in 2016. 83 Fed. Reg. 19860....more

Jacor, LLC, EcoBioClean® Products Receive USDA BioPreferred Certification

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. on

On May 3, 2018, Jacor, LLC announced that five of its EcoBioClean® products earned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Certified Biobased Product label: - EcoBioClean® 100 COSW with 95% biobased content...more

USDA Announces Proposed Rule for Bioengineered Food Disclosures

by Baker Donelson on

On May 4, 2018, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) published a long-awaited proposed rule that would require food manufacturers and other entities that label foods for retail sale to disclose information about...more

USDA’s AMS Issues Proposed Rule on National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

by Hogan Lovells on

On May 3, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) issued its proposed rule implementing the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (NBFDS) passed by Congress in July 2016....more

Food Regulatory Update: Bioengineered Disclosure Coming to a Food Label Near You; Menu Labeling Rule Goes Live Today, May 7th –...

On May 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that, if finalized, will provide a mandatory uniform national standard for...more

Industry Insights: GMO Labeling Update

by Perkins Coie on

The USDA and the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) have set forth the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard (“the Rule”) for labeling food products that have been genetically modified. The Rule requires food...more

USDA Releases Long-Awaited Bioengineered Labeling Disclosure Rule

by Morgan Lewis on

The US Department of Agriculture, through its Agricultural Marketing Service, released its highly anticipated rule proposing a nationwide labeling requirement for foods containing bioengineered ingredients, also known as...more

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | May 2018

USDA Releases Proposed Bioengineered Ingredients Standard - The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released the proposed National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard,...more

National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard rules publish May 4: Ties to patent protection and gene editing

National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard rules publish May 4: Ties to patent protection and gene editing - In 2016 Congress passed an amendment to the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to establish a national...more

USDA Announces Comment Period for National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

by Barley Snyder on

On Thursday morning, May 3, 2018 the United Stated Department of Agriculture announced the comment period of the Proposed Rule for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard. ...more

Food and Beverage News and Trends

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This regular publication by DLA Piper lawyers focuses on helping clients navigate the ever-changing business, legal and regulatory landscape....more

Food & Beverage Litigation Update | April 2018 #5

France Bans Meat and Dairy Terms for Plant-Based Foods - The French Parliament has reportedly voted to prohibit the use of meat and dairy terms to describe plant-based substitutes such as vegetarian sausage or vegan bacon....more

Food & Ag Weekly Round-Up: April 2018 #4

by Husch Blackwell LLP on

The Washington Post reported on a proposed EPA rule limiting the science that can be used in EPA regulations. Food Safety News discussed a USDA report on food recalls....more

Cambios al Programa Orgánico bajo el Proyecto de Ley Agrícola

by Holland & Knight LLP on

La Cámara de Representantes de Estados Unidos presentó los Principios Legales del Proyecto de la Ley Agrícola. El Proyecto fue lanzado la semana pasada, y en su forma actual, enmienda la autoridad de acreditación orgánica del...more

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