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Bipartisan coalition contests EU restrictions on dairy product names

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 14 2014

U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) have written a March 11, 2014, letter to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) and U.S

EFSA lowers exposure limits for inorganic arsenic

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 7 2014

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has updated its analysis of the occurrence of arsenic in food in europe, setting lower estimates of dietary

EC issues report on meat ingredient origin labeling

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • December 20 2013

The European Commission (EC) has published a report titled "Origin labelling for meat used as an ingredient: consumers' attitude, feasibility of

NPR blog highlights efforts to curb food label proliferation

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • November 2 2012

A recent post on NPR’s “The Salt” blog has highlighted a sharp increase in the number of food labels designed to signal a product’s nutritional content and environmental status, raising questions about whether “the proliferation of ‘pick me!’ logos has become somewhat overwhelming”

U.S., EU announce organic trade partnership

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • February 17 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced a “historic new partnership” with the European Union that recognizes its organic standards as essentially equivalent to those administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA

Food marketing to youth discussed in Brussels

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • April 8 2011

According to public health lawyer and activist Michele Simon, who recently attended a meeting in Brussels "to address the problem of cross-border marketing of unhealthy food to children," the same types of issues confronting public health advocates in the United States confront their counterparts in Europe

American Farm Bureau censures EU for GM crop moratorium

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • July 30 2010

The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFB) has issued a policy statement urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to “initiate a retaliation process” against the European Union over its de facto moratorium on genetically modified (GM) crops

EC Research Centre issues report on defining “nanomaterial”

  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
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  • European Union, USA
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  • July 2 2010

The European Commission's (EC's) Joint Research Centre has published a report that explores various definitions for the term "nanomaterial" currently in use around the world in an effort to devise a single definition that could make nanotechnology amenable to regulation