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Class action round-up - fall 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2014

A class of industrial purchasers of polyurethane products brought suit against Dow Chemical Company for fixing the prices of those products. After

FDA rejects ban on sweetener aspartame

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declined to ban the popular sweetener additive, aspartame, stating that it had found no

CPSC Snapshot - rulemaking on magnets

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 28 2014

In September, the CPSC voted to approve a new national safety standard for high-powered magnet sets. Under the new safety standard, "an individual

Trade secret protection for mandatory California consumer product survey?

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

Every company listed on a label of a consumer or commercial product sold or supplied for use in California in 2013 must complete and submit a survey

CPSC Snapshot - proposed flame retardant ban

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 25 2014

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer announced his proposal for legislation to ban 10 chemical flame retardants from use in upholstered

The ascertainability problem in food and beverage class actions

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 3 2014

The recent wave of food and beverage class actions has moved into the class certification stage, and courts issued many class certification opinions

DTSC to reschedule workshops

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 28 2014

The California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) had scheduled two workshops for earlier this month to review its draft Priority Products

Class action round-up - summer 2014

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2014

The Eighth Circuit revived grocery stores’ putative class action against two wholesalers that allegedly conspired to allocate geographic markets

CPSC snapshot - a fight in December and renewed focus on safety

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 20 2014

Here have been some interesting developments relating to the high powered magnets that have been the focus of so much attention by the CPSC. Although

More gluten-free micro-brews in our future?

  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 14 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Final Rule last August establishing a federal standard for "gluten-free" labeling of foods. That