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New Law Requires Disclosure Of Biologic Patent Settlement Agreements To Antitrust Authorities
Last week, the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act ("Act") became law.
United States
18 Oct 2018
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On September 12, 2016, in an unpublished disposition, the Ninth Circuit reversed in part a district court's ruling that "All Natural Fruit" labeling on Dole Food Co. products was unlikely to deceive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
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
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
ECJ Issues Judgment On Labeling And Presentation Of Foodstuffs
On June 4, 2015, the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") published a decision on the interpretation of Directive 2000/13/CEE on labeling, presentation, and advertising of foodstuffs.
European Union
18 Jun 2015
Ireland Publishes New Guidance For Use Of Food Marketing Terms
The guidance will assist in the responsible use of marketing terms by food manufacturers, retailers, and food service businesses when placing their products on the market to ensure they convey clear, nonmisleading meanings.
9 Jun 2015
FDA Announces Withdrawal Of Guidance, Replaced By Final Rules On Menu And Vending Machine Labeling
The withdrawn guidance has been superseded by FDA's issuance of final rules on menu and vending machine labelling.
United States
20 Feb 2015
Bill Introduced In Congress Calls For Private Enforcement Of All Food Regulations And Would Weaken Preemption Defenses
Recent years have seen a surge in private class actions alleging that food labels are misleading or misbranded.
United States
2 Feb 2015
Recent Warning Letters (Vol. II | Issue 2 | January 2015)
FDA warned one food manufacturing facility for various CGMP violations, including packaging food in insanitary conditions and failure to protect against contamination of food by pests.
United States
29 Jan 2015
Recent Product Recalls (Vol. II | Issue 2 | January 2015)
Recent food recalls involved undeclared ingredients, potential microbial contamination, and misbranding, among others.
United States
29 Jan 2015
Other USDA Announcements
USDA Amends Regulations on Importing Plants for Planting from Turkey, Canada, the Netherlands.
United States
15 Jan 2015
USDA Proposes Rule Exempting Organic Products From Assessment Under Commodity Promotion Law
USDA announced a proposed rule to modify the organic assessment exemption regulations under 23 federal marketing orders and 22 research and promotion programs.
United States
13 Jan 2015
FDA Issues Final Guidance On Labeling Of Non-Malt Beers
FDA announced the availability of final guidance titled Labeling of Certain Beers Subject to the Labeling Jurisdiction of the Food and Drug Administration.
United States
12 Jan 2015
USDA Issues Final Rule On Descriptive Designation For Raw Meat, Poultry Products Containing Added Solutions
USDA's FSIS issued a final rule regarding the use of a descriptive designation as part of the product name on the labels of raw meat and poultry products.
United States
12 Jan 2015
New EU Food Labeling Rules Take Effect
On December 13, 2014, the European Union's new food labeling rules, applicable to all food business operators concerning provision of information to consumers, came into effect.
European Union
9 Jan 2015
FDA Releases Final Guidance On Labeling Of Certain Non-Malt Beers
The final guidance explains that all labels for these products should now comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
United States
9 Jan 2015
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