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New York Attorney General Announces Settlements With Three Mobile Health Application Developers
New York has made a mark on the regulatory and enforcement landscape for mobile health applications with the New York Attorney General's March 23, 2017, announcement of settlements...
United States
12 May 2017
Ten Years Of Conditional Marketing Authorizations
CMAs allow pharmaceutical companies in the European Union to obtain the authorization to place a medicinal product on the market provided they subsequently fulfill certain conditions.
European Union
18 Apr 2017
UK Bans Advertisement Of Unhealthy Foods To Children
On December 8, 2016, the UK's Committee of Advertising Practices announced new rules banning the advertising of high fat, salt, or sugar ("HFSS") food or drink products in children's media.
23 Dec 2016
Food, Dietary Supplement & Cosmetics Regulatory Update | Vol. III, Issue 14
The FDA answered a series of questions concerning the compliance dates for various nutrition initiatives, such as the Nutrition Facts Label final rule and the vending machine labeling rule.
United States
2 Nov 2016
Ninth Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment Regarding Dole's "All-Natural Fruit" Labeling But Affirms Decertification Of The Damages Class
On September 12, 2016, in an unpublished disposition, the Ninth Circuit reversed in part a district court's ruling that "All Natural Fruit" labeling on Dole Food Co. products was unlikely to deceive consumers.
United States
7 Oct 2016
UK's MHRA Issues Guidance On Health Apps
On August 25, 2016, MHRA issued updated guidance to help identify the health apps that are medical devices and make sure they comply with regulations and are acceptably safe.
28 Sep 2016
AMS Establishes Marketing Agreement And Order For Pecans Grown In Certain States
The order provides authority to collect industry data and to conduct research and promotion activities.
United States
17 Aug 2016
First Financial Penalty Decision By The French ANSM
On May 19, 2016, the French National Drug and Health Product Authority ("ANSM") posted on its website its first two financial penalty decisions, adopted on May 12, 2016.
22 Jul 2016
European Commission Publishes Draft Code Of Conduct On Privacy For mHealth Apps
On June 7, 2016, the European Commission published its final draft Code of Conduct on privacy for mobile health apps ("Code").
European Union
20 Jul 2016
FDA Issues CPG On Labeling And Marketing Of Certain Dog And Cat Foods
As discussed above, in the May 2, 2016, Federal Register, FDA announced the availability of Compliance Policy Guide ("CPG") Sec. 690.150...
United States
11 May 2016
FDA Issues Final Guidance On Menu Labeling
At the end of April 2016, FDA released the final guidance on menu labeling providing recommendations on compliance with the menu labeling rule.
United States
10 May 2016
On March 8, 2016, Amarin Pharma, Inc. reached a noteworthy settlement in its lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA") to protect its First Amendment right to promote the drug Vascepa for nonapproved, off-label uses.
United States
14 Apr 2016
FDA Announces Submission To OMB Of Information Collection On Quantitative Information In Direct-To-Consumer Television Advertisements
In the March 18, 2016, Federal Register, FDA announced that a proposed collection of information was submitted to the OMB, titled "Quantitative Information in Direct-to-Consumer Television Advertisements."
United States
13 Apr 2016
European Court Rules Against "Pro-Sugar" Advertising
The EC claimed the requested health claims conveyed a contradictory and ambiguous message to consumers, encouraging the consumption of sugar, which should instead be reduced.
European Union
6 Apr 2016
European Parliament Opposes Stripping Organic Certification From Products Contaminated With GMOs Or Pesticides
The EC's proposal applies even when products have been contaminated by GMOs or pesticides that have previously been authorized for use in foods within the EU.
European Union
14 Mar 2016
USDA Revokes "Grass Fed" And "Naturally Raised" Marketing Claims
Last month, USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service ("AMS") withdrew its standards for the marketing claims "grass fed" and "naturally raised,"...
United States
15 Feb 2016
California Supreme Court Says Organic Labeling Suit Is Not Preempted
On December 3, 2015, the California Supreme Court overturned an appellate court's ruling unanimously holding that a state law claim that produce is being intentionally mislabeled as "organic" is not preempted by federal law.
United States
22 Dec 2015
AMA Proposes Ban On Advertising Prescription Medical Products To Consumers
On November 17, 2015, physicians at the Interim Meeting of the American Medical Association ("AMA") adopted a new policy calling for a ban on DTC advertising of prescription drugs and medical devices.
United States
23 Nov 2015
CDRH Aims To Focus Regulatory Science On Data Science, Digital Health, Cybersecurity
On October 20, 2015, FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health ("CDRH") issued a report on Regulatory Science Priorities (FY2016).
United States
5 Nov 2015
OPDP Warning Letter Targets Social Media Campaign
FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion ("OPDP") issued two warning letters regarding pharmaceutical product promotion in a two-week timeframe, most recently citing social media posts.
United States
18 Aug 2015
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