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Highlights of FDA’s implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act in 2013

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 6 2013

On January 4, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), which has been touted as the most sweeping legislation

IOM issues Phase II report recommending energy star-type ratings for a food front-of-package nutrition rating system

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2011

In 2009, Congress requested an Institute of Medicine study examining "front-of-package" ("FOP") nutrition labeling systems and symbols and the effect that FOP labeling could have on consumer food choices

8th Circuit Court of Appeals rules false advertising allegations regarding organic claims are not preempted by Organic Foods Production Act of 1990

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2010

The U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that certain false advertising claims based on state consumer protection and anti-deception statutes were not preempted by the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 (OFPA) a federal Act that establishes national standards for the sale and labeling of organically produced agricultural products, and creates a certification program through which agricultural products may be certified to produce organic products

Sysco agrees to pay $19.4M to settle California enforcement challenging the company’s food safety practices and related public statements

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The world's largest food distributor, Sysco Corp., has entered into a settlement with the California Department of Public Health to resolve

USDA's FSIS proposes regulations to launch new catfish safety and inspection program

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2011

Last month, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a proposed rule that is intended to ensure that commercial catfish products are properly marked, labeled, and packaged, and are not adulterated

FDA to increase civil money penalty amounts

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2014

On February 3, 2014, FDA issued a Direct Final Rule to adjust for inflation the maximum civil money penalty ("CMP") amounts it can seek for certain

FDA seeks public comment on nutritional disclosures in retail food outlets

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2010

Last week, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) took the first steps needed to implement the new restaurant food labeling requirements of the Federal Food, Drug & Cosmetic Act (FDCA), requesting public comment on a number of regulatory issues that will affect compliance burdens and liability risks for companies subject to the new requirements

GAO concludes FDA should strengthen its oversight of GRAS ingredients

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 12 2010

On March 5, 2010, the General Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report evaluating the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) policies concerning food ingredients that have been determined to be "Generally Recognized As Safe" (GRAS

Court’s decision over “spreadable butter” claims upheld on appeal

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 22 2013

The 2nd District Court of Appeals agreed with the lower court's decision that no reasonable consumer would be misled into thinking that a product

FDA proposes rule mandating unique device identifiers for medical devices

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2012

On July 10, 2012, the Food and Drug Administration published a proposed rule implementing Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act provisions establishing a unique device identification system for medical devices